Priests: An Inside Look

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Priests: An Inside Look is the story of one Roman Catholic priest living out his call to ordained life. Rev. John P. Mack Jr. reflects on his ministerial journey in the light of the sacrament of Holy Orders and the rite of Ordination. He describes the requirements, the opportunities, the work, the rewards, and the challenges of the priesthood.
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Overview


Priests: An Inside Look is the story of one Roman Catholic priest living out his call to ordained life. Rev. John P. Mack Jr. reflects on his ministerial journey in the light of the sacrament of Holy Orders and the rite of Ordination. He describes the requirements, the opportunities, the work, the rewards, and the challenges of the priesthood.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780884897200
  • Publisher: Saint Mary's Press
  • Publication date: 1/28/2002
  • Pages: 72
  • Product dimensions: 5.88 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.15 (d)

Table of Contents

Series Foreword 9
Introduction: A Genesis 11
Chapter 1 The Call to Priesthood 15
Scratching the Surface
The Call
Chapter 2 The Roots of Priesthood and Formation Today 23
For Ever in No Time at All
Priesthood Patterns: Stripes and Plaids
Planting of Seeds
Pass It On
Chapter 3 The Sacrament of Holy Orders 36
What's the Matter?
Litany
Promises, Promises
Chapter 4 Life as a Priest 43
In the Midst of God's People
Teaching, Sanctifying, and Shepherding
"I Didn't Know You Could Dance!"
Typically Atypical
Behind Rectory Doors
Conclusion: Fostering Vocations 62
For Further Reading 64
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