SpiritualDirection.com / Catholic Spiritual Direction

Bridge to Eternity: Retreat Guide on Sacrament of Holy Orders

BridgeToEternityRetreatGuideOnSacramentOfHoly OrdersFeatureImage

BRIDGE TO ETERNITY: A RETREAT GUIDE ON THE SACRAMENT OF HOLY ORDERS The newest Retreat Guide from RC Spirituality, Bridge to Eternity: A Retreat Guide on the Sacrament of Holy Orders, is now available at www.RCSpirituality.org. For many years, my religious order followed a tradition of ordaining our members to the priesthood on Christmas Eve. I remember preparing for my own ordination: eight days... Read More

Lasting Effects on a Soul? Religious Life vs Priesthood or Marriage (II of II)

November 10, 2014 by  
Filed under Fr. Bartunek, Religious Life, Vocations

LeightonMaternity(RestoredTraditionsTitleTheNunSeesTheMotherSm)Crop REQUIRES HOT LINK

Dear Father John, in The Foundations of Religious Life: Revisiting the Vision by the council of Major Superiors of Women Religious I came across something I was hoping someone could possibly shed a bit more light on. I’m aware that this is a conversation that may not have yet taken place in any official form. On pages 32-33 in speaking on the public vows of consecrated religious it is stated:... Read More

Lasting Effects on a Soul? Religious Life vs Priesthood or Marriage (I of II)

LeightonMaternity(RestoredTraditionsTitleTheNunSeesTheMotherSm)Crop REQUIRES HOT LINK

Dear Father John, in The Foundations of Religious Life: Revisiting the Vision by the council of Major Superiors of Women Religious I came across something I was hoping someone could possibly shed a bit more light on. I’m aware that this is a conversation that may not have yet taken place in any official form. On pages 32-33 in speaking on the public vows of consecrated religious it is stated:... Read More

The Mystery of the Priesthood: A Post Revisited

February 28, 2014 by  
Filed under Anthony Lilles, Prayer, Vocations

Ordination_sacerdotaleCrop

My original post on this topic was written when Catholic priests were especially singled out for severe and sometime even unjust criticism.  The zeal and relish with which some impugned the priesthood in general went largely unanswered. There is also the broad supposition on the part of many that the priesthood is only about social and political power in the Church, another front in the battle of... Read More

Skip to toolbar