Call to be a priest
What is a Priest with RCWP Canada?

Priests are ordained for RCWP Canada according to the Rite of the Roman Catholic Church.

They are ordained for service to the people of God, particularly to the faith community that supports their call to ordination.

They are responsible for working with their individual faith communities or for carrying out their individual ministries in ways that reflect the rich heritage of the Roman Catholic tradition and that shape a more inclusive, Christ-centred church in the twenty-first century.

Priests are called to exemplify the changes we wish to see in the church: renewed theology, liturgy, and pastoral practice which better reflects the spirit and teachings of Vatican Council II.

For further information on applying, contact the Program of Preparation Coordinator at

Catholic Women Called -- From a video series on YouTube
Jane Kryzanowski, who was ordained the second bishop of Roman Catholic Women Priests Canada on July 21, shares how her call to priesthood is a deeply true and real invitation to be the person of Christ to people who are marginalized.

Click here to watch video.

Vikki Marie shares the difficult discernment to leave her religious community to serve as priest to people who feel left behind.

Click here to watch video.

See also:  
Values of  RCWP Canada

                        Program of Preparation admission requirements


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