Who can become a monk?
anyone who is called.
Erasmus did not become a priest. He became a monk. There is a great difference. An 11 year old child could become a monk if a relative took his vows for him. Erasmus did not become a priest. He became a monk. There is a great difference. An 11 year old child could become a monk if a relative took his vows for him.
Despite Luther's claim of being a monk, he was never a monk. When he was in school (college), he was riding a horse home one day in the summer of 1505, he would have been about 22 years old, and a bolt of lighting struck a tree very near him. He was frightened out of his mind, and he made a vow to St. Anna that he would become a monk if he lived through…
Was a nineteenth century monk whose hypotheses about inheritance in pea plants have become scientific laws?
A monk never gains a true teleport ability. However, at 12th level they may use Abundant Step once per day. This acts like a dimension door with a caster level equal to one half the monk's level. Additionally, a monk can use Empty Body at 19th level. This allows the monk to become ethereal for one round per monk level per day. Using this a monk can "appear" to teleport.
Roman Catholic Answer Priests and monks are entirely different vocations, although some monks are called to be priests, one becomes a monk because one has a vocation to the monastic lifestyle NOT because they want to become a priest. So to answer your question, no, a priest does not have to be a monk first, or ever.