Ordained Vocations

The Office for Ordained Vocations works closely with the bishops and the Commission on Ministry in the recruitment, discernment and formation of postulants and candidates for ordained leadership as deacons and priests in the Episcopal Church.  For information contact the Rev. Canon Edie Dolnikowski, Canon for Ordained Vocations, at edie@diomass.org or 617-482-4826, ext. 514.

For those interested in ordination, discernment information is attached below. 

Ministry Discernment Conference

All inquirers must attend the Ministry Discernment Conference in the year in which they plan to apply to the process. The conference is offered once a year, on the first Saturday in February. 

2024 postulants and candidates for ordination retreat group photo Courtesy photo Postulants and candidates for ordination, with bishops and staff, at their March 2024 retreat