Responding to Archbishop Etienne’s call to revitalize the crucial role of lay ministers in the Church, the Archdiocese of Seattle calling forth qualified candidates, assisting in their discernment, providing human, spiritual, intellectual, and pastoral formation, and supporting them with continuing formation. We are collaborating with Catholic institutions to offer the opportunity to grow in their ability to serve the Church.


A Program of Formation and Graduate Education for Lay Ecclesial Ministers

Transform the way you serve.

Applications now open for the FALL 2023 cohort!

Deadline for submission: July 30, 2023

Questions?  Contact Deacon Eric Paige via email or call 206-382-4864.
Lay Ecclesial Minister Formation