Application Screening and Acceptance Process

  • Application due: May 1, 2017
  • Each applicant (and spouse) who meets objective pre-requisites will be interviewed
  • Inquiry to canonical freedom and impediments will also be conducted
  • Office of Clergy Personnel will contact your references
  • Each candidate will have a full Psychological Assessment (Spouse also participates in a portion)
  • Criminal Background Check and Fingerprinting will be completed on each candidate


Aspirancy Formation

The Aspirancy Period is a year long Discernment and Reflection period by the Church and the candidates. This includes ten full-day sessions a year held at St. Mary’s