Holy Orders

Contact

Fr. Jim Northrop
Pastor
425-483-9400 x2647
jimn@saintbrendan.org

Fr. Ron Knudsen
Parochial Vicar
425-483-9400 x2644
Or, leave a message with the Parish Office.

Process

Those interested in learning more about this Sacrament may inquire with the Pastor or Parochial Vicar of St. Brendan’s church.  Generally, an email or telephone conversation is sufficient to provide guidance and advice.

For an in-depth discussion, please make an appointment.

Schedule

By appointment

Background

Holy Orders is the sacrament by which bishops, priests and deacons are ordained and receive the power and grace to perform their sacred duties. The sacred rite by which orders are conferred is called ordination. The apostles were ordained by Jesus at the Last Supper so that others could share in his priesthood.
Holy Orders, which was instituted by Christ himself, is administered by the laying on of hands by the Bishop, through which the priest is given the power to serve the Church through his preaching, teaching and celebration of the Sacraments.

Resources

Seattle Archdiocese
Vocations
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