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Yoga is our new religion. Its priesthood is female. That’s a nice change.

From The Counsellor

Georgetown-Jesuit Apology, and Mine

I, the Lord your God, am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children to the third and fourth generation. Deuteronomy 5:9 (See also Exodus 20, 34:7, Numbers 14:18.) 1,808 more words

Local Color

The Five People You'll Meet in Seminary

College seminary is a weird place. It often feels like a mix between a frat house, a doomsday bunker, and Catholic Hogwarts. The characters you’ll meet seem like they’re straight out of a 90s sitcom with personalities so extreme that you’ll be amazed that people like this can even exist. 684 more words


St. Peter, Fisherman and Priest

St. Peter figures prominently in both readings at Holy Mass today.

In the gospel reading, he announces, “I’m going fishing.” And his confreres reply, “We’ll go with you.” 460 more words


Can I Be A Weak Priest?

“Can you be a weak priest?”

So ended a conversation I had recently with my mentor for my Pastoral Year. Both Fr. Jerry and I had stayed up way too late enjoying a drink, celebrating Easter and discussing different aspects of my time at St.

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Why the priest?

My apologies for the months-long gap in between entries– I got distracted by Marilynne Robinson’s The Givenness of Things, which is a thing that can easily happen if it sits on your bedside table too long. 913 more words

Church Of England



As we commemorate today the Institution of the Sacrament of Holy Orders, let us thank God for the gift of priesthood, pray for our priests and ask for more priestly vocations all over the world. 107 more words


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