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Celibacy in the Catholic priesthood

12.12.2017 in Doctrines

Seating before a medical consultant and talking as doctor and patient, she smiled and, with all respect, asked me a question that was completely outside why we were together; probably that was another way to make a patient relax. She asked me; what do you...


Is celibacy an imposition?

11.07.2016 in Doctrines

The priesthood in the Catholic Church is an amazing gift from God, and it becomes more amazing when you meditate on the holiness of the priesthood to which a man is called; it is the priesthood of Jesus Christ. Mere mortals are called to this priesthood,...

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The vow of celibacy

27.06.2016 in Augustinians

Like other religious congregations, the Augustinians make three vows; the vows of poverty, obedience, and chastity (in celibacy). We manifest; we express our life of consecration to God through these religious vows. "We undertake the vows of chastity for the sake of the kingdom of...

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Homily for Fourth Sunday of Easter C

15.04.2016 in Sermons

Today is the fourth Sunday of Easter, good shepherd Sunday, and a day set aside by the Church to especially pray for vocation to the priesthood and the religious life; hence the name vocation Sunday. Jesus said he is the good shepherd, a shepherd who knows...

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