On the 18th of September 1694 he was ordained priest by the bishop of Viviers (Ardeche). At 24 he is appointed to St Agreve Parish. From the beginning of his priestly life, meditation on the Word of God and prayer before the Blessed Sacrament were the driving force of his life. He undertook his ministry with generosity and worked tirelessly to draw people to GOD and help them in any way he could. He truly was a missionary.