Sacraments

Religious Vocations

The Archdiocese of Atlanta web site has information for those interested in the priesthood, diaconate, or religious life. The links below will take you to this information.


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. (1536)

Catechism of the Catholic Church, 2nd Edition