Chastity and Seminary


#1

In most seminaries, there is a required time of chastity of each candidate to prove they can maintain a chaste and celibate life. The last time I had intercourse was two years ago, but I did commit sensual sins with my ex girlfriend through touching until 5 months ago. I am applying to a diocese and feel as though they will tell me to wait before being accepted. Should I wait until they tell me that I am being rejected, or go ahead and remove my application for a year or two?


#2

Talk to the vocations director about this. He’d be able to help you more than any of us would.


#3

Marriage and the vocation to celibacy are both vocations- talk to the director.


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