Holy Orders

Holy Orders is the sacrament through which the mission entrusted by Christ to his apostles continues to be exercised in the Church until the end of time: thus it is the sacrament of apostolic ministry. It includes three degrees: episcopate, presbyterate, and diaconate.

Paragraph 1536, Catechism of the Catholic Church

Those baptized members of the Church seeking ordination or discerning a vocation to the religious life should contact the Diocese of Tucson Director of Vocations, vocations@diocesetucson.org, P: (520)838.2531, F: (520)838.2593