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2. Priest and Prophet?

Gleanings in Jeremiah : 2 :  Priest and Prophet?

Jer 1:1-3   The words of Jeremiah son of Hilkiah, one of the priests at Anathoth in the territory of Benjamin. 1,390 more words


Objection Series: "But people are so critical of priests!" Super Human or A Human of Faith?

It must be hard to live your life and do your job while under a microscope. When every human failing is on display for others to comment and judge, you can lean toward one of 2 extremes:  defensive, self righteous arrogance on one end and humility on the other. 1,183 more words


'new ground'...

From: Sophereth at Kirjath Sepher

To: those that are clearing off and ready to walk on, ‘new ground’…

. I am impressed this morning, to write and post, a dream that my mother had, somewhere around 1950. 460 more words


Race and the Priesthood and mental gymnastics

Race and the priesthood and the temple

The church has a lay ministry, with all male members being eligible to be ordained to the priesthood. This priesthood power is linked to ecclesiastical and financial power in the church. 532 more words

The best vocation is...

What is the best vocation?

That’s a trick question. Of course, the best vocation is the vocation God calls us to.

But is any vocation—objectively speaking—a higher or better calling than the others? 716 more words

Consecrated Life

Miserando atque eligendo

Pope Francis has chosen the motto “Miserando atque eligendo”, meaning lowly but chosen; literally in Latin ‘by having mercy, by choosing him’. I was reminded at a Lenten Recollection facilitated by another Columban priest that only those who experienced real mercy will also be able to show so much mercy to others. 984 more words


Are You in the Kingdom of God?

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Scripture reading: Hebrews 11:8-10

Have you ever thought about why God said to Abraham to get out of his country, from his kindred, and from his father’s house? 791 more words

Christian Walk