Some people have been writing of late asking about gifts for newly ordained priests or for older priests for their anniversary. This is ordination season, after all.
There are many priestly things you might get, usually after consulting with father, so that he doesn’t wind up with 3 dozen baptismal stoles.
You can hardly go wrong with gift cards (or cash). There are tools of the trade for the Extraordinary Form (again, consult).
And then there’s beer.
You might get Father a subscription to beer from Norcia. You help the monks in Norcia and you provide something Father can share with other priests, especially during exclusive clerical gatherings in which no lay people, especially women, are allowed.
NORCIA BEER! BIRRA NURSIA!
So much more than just a great breakfast drink.
Original Published on: May 8, 2016
The beer is available in .75 liter bottles (wine bottle size) sold separately, in 6-packs and in cases (of 12). Pricing details are available at the American Online Store. It’s not cheap, but it is really good.
And there’s the Brewmonks’ Club,
You might get a subscription for beer for your parish priests.