Answering the Call to Priesthood
The Roman Catholic Womenpriests Program of Preparation is broad-based and includes
the following areas:
- Theological Studies: a Masters in Theology, Masters in Divinity or the equivalent, along with ministerial experience.
- Sacramental Preparation: the completion of ten units of preparation and on-going training with an assigned mentor.
- Liturgical Practice: "hands on" practicum with an assigned mentor.
- Spiritual Discernment: regular meetings with a qualified spiritual director for at least one year before and after diaconate ordination.
A psychological evaluation and criminal background check are also required.
Roman Catholic Womenpriests-USA, Inc.
Preparation Program Coordinators
USA-Midwest: Nancy Meyer
USA-South: Mary Ann Schoettly
Association of Roman Catholic Womenpriests
Weiheämter für Frauen
in der römisch-katholischen Kirche