Tag Archives: Priests

Reactions from priests to the Guide for Confessors

About the Guide for Confessors… I asked priests for some comments.
Here is one I thought was very good.
Here’s my thoughts:  an “awesome” (as the kids say) echo and complement to Misericordia Dei.  My favorite lines tend to occur in the … Continue reading

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An observation about priests and Mass when they travel

The great P.P. of Brighton, Fr. Ray Blake, has an observation on his blog.  This probably will not surprise you too much.
I am delighted to offer hospitality to any priest. The strange thing is older priests visiting Brighton tend … Continue reading

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10 Points about prospective priests

I received some points of reflection from a priest friend who is a member of one of the oldest religious families.  I edited two of the points with his permission.
1. Prospective priests (Religious or Diocesan) are not looking primarily for … Continue reading

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1 July: Day for the Sanctification of Priests

Today is, in the post-Conciliar calendar, the Feast of the Sacred Heart.
It is also the Day for the Sanctification of Priests.
Please, friends and enemies alike, pray for priests.  I ask a prayer for myself.

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About Fr. John Corapi with observations about our times

I haven’t written much about Fr. John Corapi, because I honestly don’t know much about what is going on.  I don’t know the details.   But I am sad to read that he is leaving active ministry.  I am profoundly sad.
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Confraternity of Catholic Clergy in England already attacked in The Tablet

A while back I told you that in England some priests have started a new Confraternity of Catholic Clergy. They want a Confraternity which is faithful to Catholic doctrine and their identity as Catholic priests. I know quite … Continue reading

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Everything a priest suffers should send him to my Heart.

It is Friday and it is Lent.
Fr. Mark Kirby, OSB, had this on his blog Vultus Christi:
This painting depicts Our Lord as he appeared in the Sacred Host exposed in the monstrance at the Institute of Loreto in Bordeaux, … Continue reading

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A note from a priest and a request for your prayers

I had to share this with the readership:
Thank you so much for “What does the prayer really sound like.” [HERE is the PRAYERCAzT for the 3rd Sunday of Advent.] I have been a priest for ten years now and I … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI’s Letter to SEMINARIANS!

His Holiness of Our Lord, the Vicar of Christ Pope Benedict XVI has issued a letter penned to seminarians.
Let us have a look, with my emphases and comments.  I add observations at the en as well.

LETTER OF HIS HOLINESS … Continue reading

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Guest rant about priests and then Fr. Z rants about priests

Our friend at Recovering Dissident Catholic, "Cathy of Alexandria" has a particularly good rant, which I feature here (with edits) as a "guest rant".  My emphases and comments.
A good priest is hard to find. Heck, a PRIEST can be hard … Continue reading

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