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"The harvest is abundant but the laborers are few; so ask the master of the harvest to send out laborers for his harvest" (Luke 10:2).
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Holy Orders

Holy Orders is the sacrament through which the mission entrusted by Christ to his apostles continues to be exercised in the Church until the end of time: thus it is the sacrament of apostolic ministry. It includes three degrees: episcopate (bishop), presbyterate (priest), and diaconate (deacon).

If you have ever thought about or are currently discerning a call to the priesthood, please visit http://www.rockforddiocese.org/vocations/vocation-corner and then speak to your local priest or the Vocation Director at the Diocese of Rockford: (815) 399-4300.