LAY ROLES AND AUTHORISATIONS
As servants of God every Christian has a role to play in the ministry of the Church. For those that don’t feel the call to serve through ordination there are many other opportunities to serve, whether in governance and leadership roles in the parish or diocese, through pastoral or liturgical roles, or in other support functions in the Church. To find out more about how you can serve God, speak with your local priest or contact the Diocesan Registry.
Not every Christian will feel the call to ordained ministry but for those that do, this is a life changing and powerful experience. If you feel you have a vocation it is important to seek advice and support to help guide you through the process of enquiry and discernment.
There are people in the Diocese who can help you to decide if ordained ministry is for you: