APPLYING TO THE SEMINARY

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Step 1:  VOCATION DIRECTOR:  

When you are ready to apply to the seminary, contact the Vocation Director in your area to receive an application.  



Step 2:  APPLICATION FORM: 

Fill out the application form and include a recent photograph of yourself.



Step 3:  PERSONAL HISTORY OUTLINE:

Please follow the guidelines provided with the application package in writing about your life history.



Step 4:  MEDICAL REPORT: 

Arrange for a medical examination and have the physician fill out the form provided in the application package. Your physician will send the form to the seminary.



Step 5:  PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT: 

A psychological assessment is required prior to admission to the seminary.  The Vocation Director will provide you with the name and contact information of a qualified psychologist.



Step 6:  BAPTISM AND CONFIRMATION CERTIFICATE(S): 

A recent copy of your Baptismal Certificate and Confirmation Certificate(s) can be obtained from the parish where you were baptized.  These certificates must be issued within the last six months.



Step 7:  POLICE CHECK: 

Each applicant is required to arrange for a Criminal Records Check with the appropriate law enforcement office in his area and forward the original results to the Rector of the Seminary.



Step 8:  REFERENCE: 

Please provide the Rector of the Seminary with the name, complete address, phone number, and e-mail address of at least one reference so that the Rector may request a Letter of Reference on your behalf.  Letters of reference may be requested from your parish priest and/or past employers. 



Step 9:  TRANSCRIPT OF MARKS: 

Provide an official copy of your high school, college, and/or university transcript.  The transcript(s) should be sent directly from the educational institution(s) to the Seminary. 



Step 10:  FORMAL ADMISSION INTERVIEW: 

When all documents have been received, a Seminary Faculty Member will call you to schedule an interview.



The Vocation Director in your area is ready to assist you every step of the way.

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