Form 13

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)