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. (Catechism of the Catholic Church, #1536)

"Those who are chosen by God for the consecrated life make this spiritual longing their own in a definitive way. In it, in fact, they have one expectation: the Kingdom of God: that God reign in our will, in our hearts, in the world. In them burns a unique thirst for love which can be quenched by the Eternal One alone." -Pope Benedict XVI



Office of Priestly Vocations
352 Government St.
Mobile, AL 36602

Fr. Victor Ingalls
Director of Priestly Vocation

Fr. Patrick Arensberg
Associate Director

Permanent Diaconate Program
PO Box 728
Mobile, AL 36601
(251) 689-8141

Deacon Ronnie Hawthorne