Can a seminarian be on legal medical drugs?

If a person is called and knows it but is on some type of legal medications, can he still become a priest?


That would depend on the diocese or religious institute that he would want to join and on the illness for which the medication is needed. Most would accept a person who uses insulin for diabetes. But none would accept a person on medication for a serious mental condition.

Fr. Vincent Serpa, O.P.

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