Bless Our Priests

Bless Our Priests

In our Constitutions* the first and second articles state the name and purpose of our community.  The third states that “praying for priests is of primary importance” to our religious family.  As Carmelites, it is our great joy and our awesome...
Why Do Priests in the Catholic Church Keep Celibacy?

Why Do Priests in the Catholic Church Keep Celibacy?

Question: Why do priests in the Catholic Church keep celibacy?I have always been surprised at the apparent vexation this discipline stirs among some Christian people, especially since it is explicitly recommended in the New Testament. Paul is very clear about its...