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Letter for Year of Priests 

If we had faith, we would see God hidden in the priest like a light behind glass or like wine mixed with water

The Year for Priests

Pope Benedict XVI announces a Year for Priests

Mapping the Year for the priest

Plenary Indulgence for the Year of Priests

Adopt a Priest

Music

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Mother Teresa speaks to the priests

What a tremendous power God has given to the Priests - Text

Prayer for priests

Curé d'Ars, John Mary Vianney

God's People Yearn For Holy Priests The Corpus Christi Movement for Priests

Veronica intercession for priests

 

Magisterium and Teachings

 

Holy Father

Encyclical Letters  

Apostolic Exhort. 

Councils  

Sanctification Days  - Cong. for the Clergy

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Cong. for the Clergy /Sanctification Days


World Day of Prayer for the Sanctification of Priests - 2008

22/04/2008

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CONGREGATION FOR THE CLERGY


World Day of Prayer for the Sanctification of Priests 2007

11/06/2007

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CONGREGATION FOR THE CLERGY


World Day of Prayer for the Sanctification of Priests 2006

09/06/2006

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CONGREGATION FOR THE CLERGY


World Day of Prayer for the Santification of Priests 2005

03/06/2005

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CONGREGATION FOR THE CLERGY


World Day of Prayer for the Santification of Priests 2004

18/06/2004

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CONGREGATION FOR THE CLERGY


World Day of Prayer for the Santification of Priests 2003

27/06/2003

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CONGREGATION FOR THE CLERGY

 

 

 

Priest /Councils


Presbyterorum Ordinis

07/12/1965

This Decree is focused on the special sacramental consecration which makes the priests participate in the same priesthood in Christ, in whose Person of Head and Pastor they act. The Decree places the ministry and the life of priests in the flowering ecclesiological development described in «Lumen gentium», and, at the same time, to face the peculiar cultural and social characteristics which were echoed in the Counciliar document «Gaudium et spes».

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SECOND VATICAN COUNCIL


Christus Dominus (abstracts)

28/10/1965

Also «Christus Dominus» consecrates some paragraphs to priests, emphasizing their aspect of first collaborators in the Bishops’ ministry.

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SECOND VATICAN COUNCIL


Optatam Totius

28/10/1965

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SECOND VATICAN COUNCIL


Lumen gentium (abstracts)

21/11/1964

Some passages of this dogmatic Constitution deal with the theme of priests. We refer them here for a complete documentation.

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SECOND VATICAN COUNCIL

 

 

Apostolic Exhort. 


Sacramentum Caritatis

22/02/2007

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BENEDICT XVI


Pastores dabo vobis

25/03/1992

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JOHN PAUL II


Haerent animo

04/08/1908

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POPE PIUS X

 

 

 

Encyclical Letters


0. Deus Caritas Est

25/12/2005

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BENEDICT XVI


ECCLESIA DE EUCHARISTIA

17/04/2003

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JOHN PAUL II


Sacerdotalis caelibatus

30/06/1968

Priestly celibacy, which the Church has guarded for centuries as a shining gem, keep all of its value also in our times, marked by a profound transformation in mentality and structures.

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PAUL VI


Menti nostrae

23/09/1960

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PIUS XII


Sacerdotii nostri primordia

01/08/1959

Pope John XXIII published this Encyclical Letter on the First Centenary of the Holy Curate of Ars’ departure. He wrote: «In outlining the features of sanctity of the Holy Curate we shall focus on some aspects of priestly life which are essential in all times, but are particularly important in our days». The Church has the joyful honor of introducing St. John Mary Vianney «to all the priests in the world as a model of priestly ascesis, of piety - especially Eucharistic - and of pastoral zeal.

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JOHN XXIII


Ad catholici sacerdotii

20/12/1935

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PIUS XI


Pieni l'animo

26/07/1907

ON THE CLERGY IN ITALY - Encyclical about the spirit of insubordination and independence.

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PIUS X


Tribus circiter

05/04/1906

Encyclical ON THE MARIAVITES OR MYSTIC PRIESTS OF POLAND - To pass judgment upon or to rebuke the acts of Bishops does not at all belong to private individuals--that comes within the province only of those higher than they in authority and especially of the Sovereign Pontiff.

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PIUS X


Depuis le jour

08/09/1899

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LEO X


Litteras a vobis

02/07/1894

Encyclical on the Clergy in Brazil

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LEO XIII


Misericors Dei Filius

02/07/1894

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LEO XIII

 

 

Priest /Holy Father

 


Not Choosing God but Chosen by God

29/09/1993

Jesus Christ told his disciples to pray for vocations, and so everyone must work and pray that many young men will follow the Lord's call.

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JOHN PAUL II


Charitable Cooperation among Brothers

01/09/1993

Ecclesial communion entails a fraternity among priests in the participation in the one mystery of Christ.

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JOHN PAUL II


United to Bishops in Charity and Obedience

25/08/1993

The bond of the priest with his own Bishop is co-natural with the essence of his ministry, in fact, salvation emerges from the obedience of Jesus to the Father.

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JOHN PAUL II


Union with Their Bishops and Fellow Priests

04/08/1993

Communion springs forth from the very nature of the priesthood as Christ instituted it. Ecclesial communion is a consequence of Eucharistic communion.

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JOHN PAUL II


The Priest in Civil Society

28/07/1993

The committment of a priest in society must take into consideration the Savior's own example and is fulfilled by being faithful to one's own pastoral mission.

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JOHN PAUL II


The Priest and earthly goods

21/07/1993

The detachment required of the priest in his vocation is a use of earthly goods according to the spirit of Jesus' poverty.

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JOHN PAUL II


Consecrated to Christ through Celibacy

11/07/1993

Celibacy is united to priestly consecration and is sustained by the total dedication of oneself to the person and work of Christ.

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JOHN PAUL II


Called to be Men of Charity

07/07/1993

The priest participates in the charity of Christ, the source of which is in the Eucharist.

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JOHN PAUL II


their devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary

30/06/1993

Our Lady is the Mother, the first and most perfect participant in the Sacrifice which the priest celebrates on the altar and in his own life.

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JOHN PAUL II


The Eucharist in the spiritual life of the priest

09/06/1993

The centrality of the Eucharist in the life of the priest exists so that they may be united with Christ and to care for the sacredness of this action.

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JOHN PAUL II


Devoted to Prayer

02/06/1993

Because the priest is sacramentally configured to Christ, he must be a man of prayer, as one ordained to continue the High Priest's mission.

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JOHN PAUL II


Consecrated to God

26/05/1993

The Second Vatican Council clearly recognized the importance of priestly holiness for renewing the Church and spreading the Gospel.

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JOHN PAUL II


Shepherds to the Community

19/05/1993

In carrying out his pastoral ministry, the priest must stive to promote the spiritual and ecclesial maturity of the community entrusted to him.

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JOHN PAUL II


Ordained to Celebrate Mass

12/05/1993

Priests carry out their sacred ministry above all in the Eucharist: acting in the person of Christ, they re-present his eternal sacrifice.

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JOHN PAUL II


Sanctifiers through the Sacraments

05/05/1993

The proclamation of the Word leads to the Sacraments and is the indissoluable link to their celebration.

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JOHN PAUL II


Mission of Evangelizing

21/04/1993

Priests are the first ones called to preach faithfully the Words of God never separating Evangelization from the celebration of the Sacraments.

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JOHN PAUL II


Sharers in the Priesthood of Christ

31/03/1993

The priestly mission is founded upon the sacramental ontology as a real participation in the Priesthood of Christ.

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JOHN PAUL II


Celibacy, a Particular Response

28/04/1982

General Audience on April 28, 1982

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