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Deacon, Priest, Brother, Sister, Monk, Nun, Consecrated Widow, Oblate, Friar, Hermit, Subdeacon, Lay Missionary...


What are you waiting for?

Office of Vocations

Do you sense of calling to serve the Lord and the Church as a priest, deacon, monk, nun, friar, religious brother or sister, consecrated virgin, widow, lay missionary? If you are at least eighteen years old with a high school diploma, the Old Catholic Confederation and its Dioceses invites you to consider discerning your vocation and your future with us at one of our Vocational Retreats, usually held during the weekend in Philadelphia or Los Angeles.


OCC Clergy Ministries


College &  

University Teaching

Seminary Teaching &


High School



Parochial Ministry

Retreats & Spiritual


Campus Ministry

Prison Ministry

Hospice and




Military Chaplaincy

Wedding Ministry

Sacred Arts

Chancery Posts


The Archdiocese of the United States and its Suffragan Dioceses of the Old Catholic Confederation welcomes married, celibate and single candidates to explore a vocation to the diaconate, priesthood or religious life in the Old Catholic Church. The OCC welcomes serious male or female candidates regardless of sexual orientation. 

For more information on vocations to the priesthood and religious life, please contact the Office for Vocations by using this contact form below:

If you believe yourself to be a serious candidate: please take a look at our 

Vocations Application (PDF)

Inquiries to the Office of Vocations

Thank you for contacting the Office of Vocations for the Old Catholic Confederation and the Archdiocese of the United States. We will get back to you as soon as possible. Thank you for discerning your vocation with us!
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