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† Pray for Priests † via @Sr_Lisa

24 April 2013 Anno Domini
Posted by Sarah Campbell


Pray for Priests

Posted by Sister Lisa Marie Doty FDCC at her blog,
Nunspeak

During my studies at the Angelicum in Rome, I was blessed to know some awesome seminarians, who by God’s grace have become awesome Priests.

This past Sunday was Good Shepherd Sunday, and the Holy Father, Pope Francis celebrated the day by ordaining ten men to the Priesthood. Here are his remarks:

“Beloved brothers and sisters: because these our sons, who are your relatives and friends, are now to be advanced to the Order of priests, consider carefully the nature of the rank in the Church to which they are about to be raised.

It is true that God has made his entire holy people a royal priesthood in Christ. Nevertheless, our great Priest himself, Jesus Christ, chose certain disciples to carry out publicly in his name, and on behalf of mankind, a priestly office in the Church. For Christ was sent by the Father and he in turn sent the Apostles into the world, so that through them and their successors, the Bishops, he might continue to exercise his office of Teacher, Priest, and Shepherd. Indeed, priests are established co-workers of the Order of Bishops, with whom they are joined in the priestly office and with whom they are called to the service of the people of God.

For the rest of Sister Lisa’s post please click right HERE!


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