Why Celibacy for Priests?

Why Celibacy for Priests?

St. Joseph is a model of chastity for those who seek to bring Jesus to others by living a celibate life. You might think that the issue of priestly celibacy is a “newer” matter in the Church. After all, the Roman Church has continually reiterated the law of priestly...
Be Not Afraid

Be Not Afraid

Perhaps priesthood has crossed your mind, but fear pushes the idea away: My friends would laugh if they heard I was thinking about the priesthood!My parents would be shocked.My mom wants grandkids.I’m scared to death of speaking in public.I’m nowhere near...
Gaining peace through prayer

Gaining peace through prayer

Is God calling me to be a priest? How can I know for sure? What’s the best way to make a decision like this? As you contemplate what to do with your life, be confident that God has a specific plan for you, and that you can discover it through prayer. This...