Requirements for Admission

  • Vocations come from experience in the Church. The applicant must have some experience of ministry in the parish or some pastoral work with the sick or elderly.
  • An attitude of openness and of service in the face of suffering as well as a desire to grow in union with those who suffer.
  • Regular participation in parish worship.
  • Be of good physical and psychological health and have had at least two years of intentional celibacy.
  • Exhibit a capacity for communal living.
  • Possess an adequate level of education in faith and openness to the action of the Spirit on our religious lives.
  • Engage in regular Spiritual Direction.
  • Meet with Vocation Director on a regular basis.
  • Begin a process of slowing down - letting go, taking time to reflect on where the Spirit is calling you.
  • Partake in a retreat of at least three days prior to completing the Formal Application.

Required Documents

Formal Application
  • Informed Consent
  • Autobiography with recent photograph
Academic transcripts
  • High School
  • College / Professional / Technical
Health Records
  • Medical
  • Dental (if indicated)
  • Ophthalmic (if indicated)
  • Psychological Assessment Report
Canonical Requirements
  • Baptismal Certificate
  • Letters of Recommendation (three)
  • Confirmation Certificate
  • Parents' Marriage Certificate
  • Birth Certificate