Form 12 – Personal Handwritten Declaration before the Priesthood

Form 12

PERSONAL HANDWRITTEN DECLARATION BEFORE THE PRIESTHOOD

(cf. CIC 1028, 1036)

Very Rev. ………………………..

Major Superior of ……………..

 

I, ……….., a perpetually professed student, am ….. years old, and am presently making my studies in …………, was ordained a Deacon on the … day of … in the year . …, and do hereby

 

DECLARE:

 

1.     That I request and desire to be admitted to the Order of Presbyterate (cf. CIC 1036).

 

2.     That I have a due knowledge of what relates to that Order and of the obligations that it entails (cf. CIC 1028).

 

3.     That I am going to receive it freely and spontaneously (cf. CIC 1036).

 

4.     And that I will dedicate myself perpetually to the ecclesiastical ministry (cf. CIC 1036).

 

I THEREFORE ASK you and your Council to grant me the favor of being ordained a Priest on the coming date of ……..

This favor I confidently hope to obtain.

 

 

In …………, at ……… on the ….. of……….

 

(Signature)