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...
The Most Important Decision You’ll Ever Make

The Most Important Decision You’ll Ever Make

If you were about to make one decision that would dramatically impact the rest of your life, how would you go about it? If you were contemplating a cross-country move, you’d probably learn everything you could about the new city. If you were choosing a career, you’d...
Seminary Formation

Seminary Formation

Seminary is the best formation the Church offers! Seminary is the place where a man is formed mind, body, and soul into the image of Jesus Christ. Seminaries are not places where men walk around in silence all day chanting in Latin. Rather, they are places of joy,...