THE CLERICAL STATE
The Evangelical Catholic Church celebrates Godís gift of a
vocation to the Priesthood and Diaconate to those whom He has
Within this Catholic jurisdiction, any woman or man can
become a candidate for Orders, regardless of marital status,
ethnicity, orientation, race, or socio-economic standing.
The Evangelical Catholic Church also welcomes inactive validly
ordained deacons and priests and validly consecrated bishops who
wish continue celebrating the gift of their vocations to consider
Incardination into our Catholic jurisdiction. We welcome inactive
clergy from other Christian denominations who find themselves called
to our sacramental and liturgical lifestyle to enter our formation
process to ordination.
The Evangelical Catholic Church cannot accept candidates
for Orders or Incardination who have been convicted of felonious
Approved July 1, 2001