Sacrament of 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. (1)

No one has a right to receive the sacrament of Holy Orders. Indeed no one claims this office for himself; he is called to it by God. Anyone who thinks he recognizes the signs of God’s call to the ordained ministry must humbly submit his desire to the authority of the Church, who has the responsibility and right to call someone to receive orders. Like every grace this sacrament can be received only as an unmerited gift. (2)

(1) Catechism of the Catholic Church [hereafter CCC], 2nd ed. (Strathfield, NSW: St Pauls, 2000), n. 1536.
(2) CCC, n. 1578.

Holy Orders at St. Lambert

St. Lambert’s has been blessed with having many of our parishioners being called to the Holy Orders and Consecrated life.

Contact the parish office to speak with Father Rutten and visit the Office of Vocations to learn more.

Seminarians

Please pray for and offer your support to all of our seminarians.

                                            Current St. Lambert Seminarians

TonyKlein

Tony Klein
son of Steve and Briget Klein

ScottMiller

Scott Miller
son of Todd and Linda Miller

JordanRoberts

Jordan Roberts
son of Dan Roberts and Penny Hawk

ChristopherTibbetts

Christopher Tibbetts
son of Chris and Jennifer Tibbetts

You can send letters to them at:

University of St Thomas
Attn: enter seminarian name
2115 Summit Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55105

Religious Life

Please pray for and offer your support to our ladies discerning vocations.

                                            Ladies Discerning Vocations

Laura Klein
daughter of Steve and Briget Klein
Poor Clare Sisters
Corpus Christi Monastery
of Rockford IL

Sister Grace Marie
sister of Trish Irvine
Capuchin Sisters of Nazareth
Mother of God Convent
Tunkhannock, PA

Sister Clare of Sioux Falls
daughter of Chris and Jennifer Tibbetts
Capuchin Sisters of Nazareth
Mother of God Convent
Tunkhannock, PA

 

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