Old Catholic Apostolic Church

St Catherine's Seminary

The link to the seminary is here.
Those studying to become clergy in our church undertake formation training with a mentor and take part in distance study. Our educational and training programs are called 'St Catherine's Seminary'. The study is thorough yet manageable and provides a strong basis for sacramental ministry in a mission setting. It is tailored to part-time and non-stipendary serving, and there is no cost to our candidates. OCAC makes no claim to connection with any other seminary or education institute and training under this program is internal for OCAC clergy or adherents only.

Candidates with existing recognised qualifications can be given credits for existing work or experience leading to exemptions where relevant for certain candidates.

Potential candidates, including those not yet part of OCAC, please enquire here: liberalcatholicsuk@gmail.com  alternatively use the application process on the Seminary website.
Application form for Incardination (joining as clergy) or for candidacy for ordination, click here.

There are several practical assignments which help with clergy formation, they are included in the links below and are in addition to the learning modules on St Catherine's Seminary

Here's some more resource:
Duties and Roles of those in Minor Orders
Working through the Minor Orders
Duties and Roles of those in Holy Orders

Duties for CDM Pastors in OCAC
Oath of Allegiance (for clergy)
Liturgy of The Old Catholic Apostolic Church

Year 2 Liturgy of OCAC
Order of the Liturgy (Ordo Liturgia)

Click the links below to access the training modules and program
Delivering a Service Training Module
Pastors Training Program
Priestly Training Program
History of OCAC & Polity Training Module
Pastoral Care Training Module
Worship & Preaching Training Module