Priesthood in Cork and Ross

 Becoming a priest of the Diocese of Cork and Ross

The world needs priests just like it always has. Do you think life as a priest may be for you?

Where does it start?

Becoming a priest has its beginnings in something very personal and unique to each person — having a sense of a personal invitation from God which grows over time. This is strengthened through regular prayer, listening to the Word of God and being part of a living worshipping faith community.

Who can I talk to?

You can talk, in confidence, to

Priesthood in the Diocese of Cork and Ross

In the Diocese of Cork and Ross there are 67 parishes, with 350,000 approx Catholics.

The diocese stretches from Cork City to the Southern and Western parts of the county. Priests serve in parishes, hospitals, secondary schools, third level colleges, prisons, teaching at the seminary, pastoral development and other administrative roles at diocesan level.

Every day is different in the life of a priest. In his ministry he will encounter many people and respond to many different situations each day.