A Married Priest on Married Priests – 1

The Longenecker Family at Fr Dwight's Ordination

What are the pros and cons of being a married priest? I’ll be writing on various aspects of this question over the next few days. Firstly, we need to get some huge red herrings out of the way. People say, “A married man will understand married people’s problems better than a celibate man.” On the [Read More...]

Caitlin O’Rourke on Evangelizing

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Guest blogger Caitlin O’Rourke is a member of St Bridget’s, Church, High Dudgeon, New Jersey. Caitlin is ten years old. These two people came to the door on Saturday when Daddy was putting up some shelves and he looked out the window and hit his thumb with a hammer and said a bad word which [Read More...]

Married Priests and Women Priests

I commented last week on an article in the Irish press about liberal priests pushing for married priests and women priests. What gets me going is that people don’t see that the two issues are not connected. The Catholic teaching is clear. The issue of married priests is a matter of discipline, not doctrine. It’s [Read More...]

Irish Married Priests?

The Irish Independent reports that the majority of Catholics in Ireland want married priests and women priests. Why I don’t understand is why they don’t just nip along and become Anglicans. They will immediately have all their wishes fulfilled. There will be other benefits as well: They won’t be expected to attend Mass every week. [Read More...]


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