Seminar addresses priestly formation

Posted February 6, 2019 9:56 pm by The Diocese of Charlottetown

Seminar addresses priestly formation

Many symbols of Catholicism have changed, receded, or even disappeared, to be replaced by others. But not the Catholic priest.

The church’s presence in education, culture, and social work may not be as visible as it once was, but the priest’s role remains conspicuous. When most people think of Catholicism, they still think of a man in a Roman collar.

A seminar sponsored by Boston College that ran from September 2016 until the summer of 2018 has produced an interesting document on priesthood and ministry, with a noteworthy set of proposals on the formation of future priests.

The document, published in the last

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