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The Priesthood

The Vocation to

the Priesthood

The overall mission of a priest is to stand in the presence of the local community as the 'Icon of Christ', serving their particular needs and proclaiming the Gospel. Those called to the priesthood are usually attracted to the vocation through a desire to serve the People of God in the local parish, especially in and through the Holy Eucharist and Sacraments. If you are interested in the priesthood, here are some steps you can take.

'The priest continues the work of redemption on earth ... the priest is the love of the heart of Jesus.'

St Jean Vianney