On married priests

At least since Vatican II there has been discussion about married clergy in the Western Church, with many people advocating for it to address the vocations crisis, and with equal numbers arguing in support of the current discipline.  Often missing from these discussions is the fact that the Church has been quietly experimenting with married [Read More…]

Vocations to the Priesthood III: The Double Vocations Crisis

I was catching up on my reading and I found a fascinating article in America Magazine by Fr. Michael Heintz on the two vocations of marriage and the priesthood.   Having been reminded by a commentators to my earlier posts on vocations to the priesthood that it is one of several vocations, this essay was very [Read More…]