the society of catholic priests

Bishops, Priests and Deacons 

Membership is open to all bishops and priests who:

  • believe that the churches of the Anglican Communion are part of the one holy and catholic and apostolic church;

  • are in communion with the Archbishop of Canterbury;

  • believe that as a witness to the universal nature of the priesthood of Christ the church should ordain to serve as deacons, priests and bishops in the church of God all those whom the church discerns as being called by God to such offices regardless of ethnicity, gender, disability or sexual orientation;

  • believe in the real presence of Christ in the Eucharist;

  • use and practise the seven sacraments

Distinctive Deacons are admitted as Deacon Members with full constitutional rights.