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.

If you are interested in becoming a priest and would like more information regarding the Roman Catholic Womenpreist Program of Preparation and Candidacy, please contact Penny Donovan: