Priest Forever: Continuity in an age of change

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Author: Saward, Fr John Year: 2011
Publisher: Catholic Truth Society UK Pages: 32
Binding: A6 Paperback
Code: DO846
Dimension: 105 x 148

This meditation on the priesthood speaks of the being of the priest, what he becomes forever, through the indelible character of Holy Orders. It is a thoughtful reflection on the sanctity of the priest, what he is called to become by responding to the specific grace of this sacrament. The truth is faced head on: holy priesthood is given and priestly holiness is attainable, but it requires an heroic struggle.

Fr John Saward is priest in charge of the parish of SS. Gregory and Augustine, Oxford, a Fellow of Blackfriars Hall, the author of eight books, and the translator of several others, including The Spirit of the Liturgy by Joseph Ratzinger.