Holy Orders

“I prefer a Church which is bruised, hurting and dirty because it has been out on the streets, rather than a Church which is unhealthy from being confined and from clinging to its own security.” – Pope Francis

What is the Sacrament of Holy Orders?

canva cube1Holy 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. It includes three degrees: episcopate (bishops), presbyterate (priests) and diaconate (deacons). For more information about Holy Orders, visit www.perthpriest.org 

Where can I find more information about the Sacrament of Holy Orders?

canva cube1For more information about Holy Orders, check out the Catechism of the Catholic Church, sections 1536-1600 – available online here.