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Live coverage — Year for Priests

Wednesday through Friday, EWTN is providing live coverage of the special Year for Priests concluding events in Rome: Priests Today – LIVE ( 3 hrs) Speeches and presentions focusing on the conclusion of the Year for priests. Wed 6/09/10 10 AM ET / 7 AM PT Vigil for Priests – LIVE (90 Mins) Pope Benedict…

All roads still lead to Rome

The Year for Priests comes to a close this week with three days of special events in Rome. Zenit reports: Year for Priests Closes This Week in Rome City Gathers Priests From Around the World VATICAN CITY, JUNE 8, 2010 (Zenit.org).- Priests from around the world are gathering in Rome this week for the official…

Year of the Priest coming to a close

As the Year of the Priest comes to a close next month, I will be updating Links for the Year of the Priest. I added two new links today: Letter on End of Priestly Year: Here is the letter sent to all priests by Cardinal Cláudio Hummes, prefect of the Congregation for Clergy, in anticipation…

Priesthood Sunday – October 25

This Sunday, October 25, is Priesthood Sunday. This is a special day, sponsored by Serra International, set aside to honor the priesthood in the United States: Priesthood Sunday, the thirtieth Sunday of Ordinary Time, is a special day set aside to honor the priesthood in the United States. It is a day to reflect upon…

Do You Appreciate Your Priest?

Taken from Zenit: Spanish Bishop Composes Test PALENCIA, Spain, SEPT. 18, 2009 (Zenit.org).- The Year for Priests isn’t just an internal celebration among the clergy, but rather an opportunity for all the faithful to assess their appreciation for the priesthood, says Bishop José Ignacio Munilla of Palencia. “Do we appreciate the priesthood and love our…

Archbishop Burke — simply amazing

What a wonderful email to receive from Ida’s Godmother: Last Sunday while visiting with A B Burke I asked if he knew / remembered the Duplantier family, his eyes lit up and he said .. oh you mean Bob and Evann Duplantier? He said I sure do know them. He asked that we please give…

Celebrate the Curé of Ars

Today is the Feast of St. John Vianney Curé of Ars. Pope Benedict XVI declared the 2009-2010 Year of the Priest to mark the 150th anniversary of the death of St. John Mary Vianney. Learn more about this patron of priests. Who was St. John Vianney? And what is the Curé of Ars? Saints.SQPN.com has…

Year of the Priest links updated

I have added three new links to my Links for the Year of the Priest. If you come across a link that I don’t already have, please send it along to me. Catholic Culture presents an overview of the Year for Priests. Learn all about the Saints who were priests. Numerous essays and articles from…

Feast of St. Benedict

From my parish bulletin: On the feast of St. Benedict, let us give thanks to the Benedictine monks at Ampleforth Abbey who sent three of their best monks to start our Monastery, School and Parish here. Let us thank God for all of the monks both living and dead who have served so selflessly here…

Year of the Priest coloring contest

This just in from Illuminated Ink’s Faith Filled Fun! July news-eLetter: A Year for Priests Coloring Contest. All entries must be postmarked by Saturday, May 15, 2010 to be eligible. Five age brackets to be judged will be ages 0 – 4, ages 5 – 7, ages 8 – 10, ages 11 – 18, and…

Our Future “In Vestments”

I received an email today from Cassandra Poppe about her article, posted at Catholic Mothers Online, The Year of the Priest and Our Future “In Vestments” . . . geared towards vocations in general, it is an important reminder on the huge role parents play in helping their children discern whether they are being called…

Sacred Heart coloring page

The Year of the Priest logo, when printed, makes an excellent coloring page for today’s Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Today is also the opening of the Year of the Priest, so its appropriate on all levels. Enjoy!

Mass celebrations open Year of the Priest

Today, on the Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, we begin the Year of the Priest. World Day of Prayer for Priests has planned four Masses that will be celebrated at 3 p.m. local time in each of four different time zones. Masses will be celebrated in Sydney, Austrailia; Kerela, India; Knock Shrine, Ireland;…

Year of the Priest links updated

Several updates have been posted to Links for the Year of the Priest. Don’t miss the Year for Priests logo. When printed, it makes an excellent coloring page. This week we pray for St. Louis Archbishop-elect Carlson who will be installed on Wednesday. Please remember to pray for all our priests. A Prayer for Priests…

Sunday Snippets–A Catholic Carnival

Last year I started a Links for the Pauline Year post. Over the course of the year, as new links and resources became available, I added them to this post. It was a very popular post, so this year I am doing the same thing with Links for the Year of the Priest. If you…

Links for the Year of the Priest

This post will be updated throughout the Year of the Priest. More resources will be added as I find them. Pope Benedict XVI has declared June 19, 2009-2010 as Year of the Priest on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the death of St. Jean Marie Vianney, the Curé of Ars. This special year…