Holy Martyrs Catholic Church

Holy Orders

A vocation to the diaconate or priesthood is a special calling from God to individuals to serve the church by sharing their gifts through ordained ministry.



To find out more about the vocation to the priesthood, including the following topics, click Here.

What is the Priesthood?

About the Priesthood

Considering the Priesthood

Vocation Support



Information about the permanent diaconate can be found at the Diocese of Cleveland Office for the Diaconate.

General Information about the Diaconate

Who is a Deacon?

The Role of Deacons

History of the Permanent Diaconate