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Women in the Church and Sainthood

Priests, I explained, have as their sole purpose the sanctification of the laity through word and sacrament precisely so as to enable great Catholic lawyers, business leaders, writers, journalists, investors, parents, teachers, etc. 155 more words

Bible 1 Yr – Day 270 – The Presbyters

My footnotes define “Presbyters” as “official appointed leaders and teachers of the Christian Community”. Many translations use the term “elders”.

Peter speaks about them today in chapter 5 of his first letter: 358 more words


The Story of the Goat Who Wanted to be a Lion. Lessons in Priesthood

Reflection 11-10-15

The readings this Sunday refer to the ‘soul destroying’ effects of being ‘rich’ but not ‘rich toward God’. This struck me as an interesting idea, particularly as a priest. 1,057 more words

Weekly Reflections At St. John's Montreux

זָכֹ֛ור֩ אֶת־יֹ֥֨ום הַשַּׁבָּ֖֜ת לְקַדְּשֹֽׁ֗ו ׃

(Exodus 20:8)

As a pastor, I rejoice when I look out during Sunday-morning Mass and see my beloved people. Here’s our Holy Father:

Dear friends, we don’t ever thank Lord enough for the gift he has given us in the Eucharist!

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The Royal Osiris Karaoke Ensemble

I attended another artist visit at the IMRC that was “The Royal Osiris Karaoke Ensemble” priesthood and I wrote a response to the experience and here it is: 552 more words

What is a Priest?

As part of the vocations process I’m going through, I had to reflect on what I thought a Priest is. It’s a complex question, and one that I am certain I haven’t even half answered. 1,061 more words