Priests are ordained to administer the Sacraments. Ministries among the priests include campus ministry, itinerant preaching, parish ministry, teaching in schools and universities, educational administration, religious education, authorship, catechetical formation, social work, psychology, health care, the arts, and many others.
Fr. Steven Lopez, OP. Vocation Director
Fr. Jeff Eirvin ArchPDX Vocation Dir.
Sisters are active, vowed religious women who are organized into individual Congregations, within which they minister as the common apostolate of the Congregation requires or work in the public or private sector. At the basis of all their activity is, again, the primary apostolate of preaching, although it may take many forms: missionary work, teaching, social work, and so on. In common with the other branches of the Family, Sisters pray the Liturgy of the Hours, observe a regular practice of prayer and study, and live in community.
Sister Lisa Laguna, D.C. Vocation Directress
Phone: (650) 949-8890
The nuns profess solemn vows and usually enter and remain in the same monastery throughout their lives. Their days are marked by silence, the necessary climate for contemplation and continuous prayer. Nuns are also authors, supporters of the missions, and ministers to the poor. They provide spiritual counsel and their monasteries are power houses of prayer. Many support themselves by producing hosts and vestments for Mass and other religious articles. The Liturgy of the Hours, as well as Mass and devotions such as perpetual adoration are the framework of their days.
Sr. Joseph Marie, O.P. Vocation Directress
Phone: (650) 322-1801