A vocation is a special life-calling to serve God’s people in a uniquely personal and spiritually fulfilling way. Holy Orders offer the privilege of serving the Church as a priest or deacon. Given the special nature of this vocation, years of preparation and seminary formation are required.
 
The Archdiocesan website www.archny.org offers helpful information:
 
           Priesthood www.NYPriest.com
 
           Diaconate www.nydfp.org