- Leaving the Priesthood
The purpose of this website is to provide information about challenges Roman Catholic priests encounter and the need for reform It provides a forum for priests who have left the priesthood to share why they left and what they have learned through the process
- Grant Desme returns to professional baseball, eight years . . .
Grant Desme returns to professional baseball, eight years after leaving to pursue priesthood Once a top prospect who retired at 23 to become a priest, Desme is now playing for the Barnstormers
- Priesthood - usccb. org
"The witness of a priestly life well lived brings nobility to the Church, calls forth admiration among the faithful, and is a source of blessings for the community; it is the best way to promote vocations, the most authentic invitation to other young people to respond positively to the Lord's call
This statement was written by Father Jean Baptiste Lacordaire (1802-1861) I first ran across it at the seminary while preparing for ordination to the priesthood and was quite taken by the lofty status it granted to priests, but questioned whether I could measure up to its expectations
- Priesthood | religion | Britannica. com
Priesthood: Priesthood, the office of a priest, a ritual expert learned in a special knowledge of the technique of worship and accepted as a religious and spiritual leader Throughout the long and varied history of religion, the priesthood has been the official institution that has mediated and maintained a
- Race and the Priesthood - The Church of Jesus Christ of . . .
In theology and practice, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints embraces the universal human family Latter-day Saint scripture and teachings affirm that God loves all of His children and makes salvation available to all
- Vehicle to the Priesthood by Father John Riccardo
I was the youngest of five children and my very existe nce occurred against the advice of my mother's doctor, because of her painful and crippling back condition My mom later told me that I was a gift to her and my father, and in turn, they gave me back to God
- Priestly Formation - usccb. org
Priestly Formation "The Church continues to place the highest value on the work of priestly formation, because it is linked to the very mission of the Church, especially the evangelization of humanity: "Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations" (Mt 28:19) Program of Priestly Formation