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APPLICANTS

APPLICATION PROCESS*

This highlights the general process of becoming a seminarian for the Diocese of Orange and subsequently to seminary formation.

01

DIOCESAN APPLICATION & ASSESSMENT

02

FORMATION, PAPERWORK & PSYCHOLOGICAL EVALUATION

03

SEMINARY APPLICATION & INTERVIEWS

04

ACCEPTANCE & ORIENTATION

05

ENTRY

*Certain documentation will be provided by the Vocations Office and procurement of other records will be the responsibility of the applicant

DEADLINES

CONTACT THE VD IF UNIQUE CIRCUMSTANCES ARISE

HIGH SCHOOLERS
HIGH SCHOOLERS

Phase 1: Due September 30th

Phase 2: September to July

Phase 3: January to May

Phase 4: May to July

Phase 5: August

You Are Able Turn In Application Early &

Dates are Negotiable

COLLEGE STUDENT

Transfer Procedures: Dec-Jan

Phase 1: Due Feb. 1st

Phase 2: Due Feb. 15th

Phase 3: Due Apr. 20th

Phase 4: Due May 1st

You Are Able Turn In 

Application Early & Dates are Negotiable

COLLEGE STUDENTS
POST-COLLEGE / WORK FORCE

Under Construction!

POST-COLLEGE
or 
THOSE IN THE WORK FORCE