The Pilgrim's Journey

Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Catholic Priests

R RLast Updated: April 27th, 2020Priests

10. Priests aren’t obligated to celebrate the Mass every day. No, priests aren’t required to celebrate the Mass every day. However, through the sacrament of Holy Orders, the priest has promised to pursue holiness and serve his people. What better way to do both than through the Sacrifice of the Mass? By celebrating the Mass … Read More

Why Catholic Priesthood Matters

R RLast Updated: December 1st, 2014Spiritual Reflections

I met a young priest in Fairfax, Va., last week. Of course “young” is a relative term. Everyone around me gets younger with each passing year. Father J had been at the parish for less than a week and was the priest on call for the local hospital. It was 2 a.m. when his pager … Read More