The Sacrament of Holy Orders is the continuation of Christ's priesthood, which He bestowed upon the Apostles. The word, "ordination" comes from the Latin word ordinatio, which means to incorporate someone into an order. The Sacrament of Holy Orders, incorporates a man into the priesthood of Christ as a bishop, priest or deacon. For more information please contact the Catholic Diocese of Dodge City - Office of Vocations. dcdiocese.org/vocations 620-227-1500.