Holy Thursday is all about the institution of the priesthood.
The radical dependency of having to rely on my parishioners for everything leads me to greater holiness.
We are short on pastors in the Archdiocese of Seattle, and that may require drastic changes in our parishes.
As uncomfortable as it is, Jesus chose only men to be priests because priests must be icons of Jesus.
God designed the Church so that her members would be equal, but not identical.
Wherein I discuss the sexual sins of the clergy.
Jesus is the center of our lives and the savior of the world. Following him means asking what he wants, rather than what we want.
Priestly celibacy is a charism of the Church that helps priests, and the Church as a whole, to be holy.
The priest crisis is merely a symptom of a greater crisis in discipleship.
I am sorry for all the sins of priests, my own and others'. The only authority a priest possesses, he possesses in union with Christ and his Church.