by Christine Rousselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Nov 5, 2020 / 12:00 pm MT (CNA).- On average, diocesan priests take about six years to complete seminary formation. For Dominican priests, it is seven. Jesuits study for over a decade. David Pinto, however, has them all beat. Pinto was ordained a deacon
CNA Staff, Sep 18, 2020 / 01:00 am MT (CNA).- Paschal Uche woke up early on the morning of Sept. 18, 2010, a day that would change his life. He needed to set off in good time in order to pass through security at the event he was attending in
By Peter Finney Jr./ Clarion Herald. New Orleans, La., Sep 2, 2020 / 12:00 pm MT (CNA).- This report was first published by the Clarion Herald, the newspaper of the Archdiocese of New Orleans. It is reprinted with permission. The archdiocese offers a list of ways to help with recovery
On June 22, 2019, Father Casey was ordained a priest in the Catholic Church. Now, one year later, he answers your questions about his experience.
Reverend Donald J. Breaker passed away on May 18, 2020 in Venice, Florida. He was born on May 28, 1937 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He did his preparatory studies at St. Gregory Seminary and studied theology at Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of the West in Norwood. He was ordained on May
by Christine Rousselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jun 24, 2020 / 03:00 am MT (CNA).- Edmond Ilg, 62, has been a father since the birth of his son in 1986. But on June 21, he became a “father” in a whole new sense: Edmond was ordained a priest of the Archdiocese
by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Jun 12, 2020 / 12:02 am MT (CNA).- Peyton and Connor Plessala are brothers from Mobile, Alabama. They’re 18 months— one school grade— apart. Despite the occasional competitiveness and squabbles that many brothers experience growing up, they’ve always been best buds. “We’re closer than best
Q: If priesthood was historically limited to men, what was the reason? Does this reason still prevent women from becoming priests? A: The reservation of the ordained priesthood to men has been the constant practice of the Catholic Church (and the Eastern Orthodox) but many, especially in the last 50
By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph In 2015, a married man is slated to be ordained as a Catholic priest for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. J. Thomas Wray, a married father of two, is now a Catholic but he is also a former Episcopal priest. Under a special Pastoral Provision
Editor’s Note: Deacon James J. Riehle and Deacon Brian Phelps will be ordained priests for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati on May 17. Read the profile on Deacon Phelps here. By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph The Holy Sprit started working on Deacon James J. Riehle’s vocation to the priesthood early.