Sacrament of Holy Orders

"Come after me, and I will make you fishers of men.”

Exploring the Path to the Priesthood

Are you curious about the sacred vocation of priesthood and want to learn more about this fulfilling journey? At St. Mariana de Paredes Church, we welcome your inquiries and are here to guide you through the discernment process.

Meet Our Spiritual Advisors

Fr. Larry, Deacon Eduardo, and Father Sam are here to answer your questions, provide guidance, and offer insights into the priesthood. They have dedicated their lives to serving the Church and are excited to share their experiences with you. To schedule an appointment to speak with them, please call the Parish Office. They look forward to meeting you and helping you explore your calling.

Leadership in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles

Our church is a part of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, led by the Most Reverend Jose H. Gomez. The regional bishop for our area is the Most Reverend Marc Trudeau, who serves as the Auxiliary Bishop for the San Pedro Pastoral Region. St. Mariana de Paredes Church is proud to be a part of the San Pedro Pastoral Region, specifically within Deanery 18.

Discover More Information

For additional resources and information about vocations, you can visit the Archdiocesan website at There, you will find valuable insights into the process of discernment and the priesthood, as well as stories of those who have embarked on this sacred journey.

Whether you’re simply curious or deeply contemplating a vocation to the priesthood, we encourage you to reach out and start a conversation. Exploring the path to Holy Orders is a meaningful and fulfilling journey, and we’re here to support you every step of the way.

If you have any further questions or would like to schedule an appointment with our spiritual advisors, please don’t hesitate to contact the Parish Office. We look forward to assisting you in your discernment process and sharing the joy of serving the Church.