How can we help you?  Click on a topic and answers to frequently asked questions will appear at the bottom of the page.

Where can I learn more about becoming a priest, sister or deacon?

I would like to know about vocations to the priesthood. Whom should I contact?
To learn about becoming a priest in the Diocese of Erie, visit the Office of Vocations page. To learn about becoming a sister in the Diocese of Erie, visit the Women Religious page.

What is a Deacon?
A deacon is a man who is called to a ministry of service. Like priests and bishops, he receives the sacrament of Holy Orders. At the same time he is an ordained person living in the lifestyle of the laity. Learn more about the Permanent Diaconate Program by visiting our web page.