Friday, March 20, 2009

Priests come from families

So let's pray for vocations and remember, there is no secret Vatican nursery. If you want plenty of these:
We need plenty of these:



When people say "Well if a priest is not married, how does he understand about family life?" my response is "Priests grow up in families, have brothers and sisters, have aunts and uncles. They do not hatch out of eggs. They experiece the same things that all of us experience. Life and death. Happiness and sadness. "

Dymphna said...


Hans Georg Lundahl said...

I recall one great Church man of Germany called "the lion of Münster".

He was condemning Eugenics.

One or two National Socialist party members went to tell him celibate men should not speak about reproduction, he answered "I forbid you to insult the Führer!"

Obviously, Adolf and Eva were not yet married.

Hans Georg Lundahl said...

And Clemens August was not the first bishop of Münster who was also a count von Galen!