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Those professed members of the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius, who have successfully completed the required theological studies and who have been judged as suitable and worthy candidates, may be advanced to the Diaconate and the Priesthood. All prescriptions and qualifications pertaining to this as outlined in Canons 1031-1032 must be faithfully followed.

All candidates to the priesthood must be free of impediments as prescribed in Canons 1041-1042. In addition, the Superior must ensure that canons 1050, 1051, and 1052.2 are observed before anyone is promoted to Sacred Orders.

Members of the Canons Regular advanced to Sacred Orders serve in our parish apostolates.


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