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DISCERNERS

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Requirements

  • Be 18-40 Years of Age

  • Be a Practicing Catholic

  • Desire to Serve God and His Church

  • Prayerful and Open Disposition to the Lord's Calling

  • Residence in the Diocese for at least 2 years

  • High school diploma / GED by time of entrance into Seminary

Impediments

A Person Who...
  • suffers from amentia or other psychic illness

  • committed apostasy, heresy, or schism

  • has an existing bond of marriage 

  • committed voluntary homicide or procured an abortion

  • mutilated others or himself; who has attempted suicide

  • impersonated a member in the clerical state

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Steps

 

Forward

  • Connect with your home parish priest

  • Pray and attend Mass often

  • Prayerfully choose a Spiritual Director

  • Attend Diocesan Discernment Meetings

  • Reach out to the Vocations Director for an initial interview

  • Spend time with the Lord through Eucharistic Adoration

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Advancement

 

to Seminarian

Application

  • Reach out to the Vocations Director for an initial interview:

    • Initial Interview : getting to know, discernment of moving forward

    • Process breakdown

  • Approval from Vocations Director & Vocations Admissions  Board

  • Completion of all interviews and paperwork

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13280 Chapman Ave, Garden Grove, CA 92840

Phone: 714-282-3033

Email: ocvocations@rcbo.org