Not normal but holyinn

Fr Mario Attard OFM Cap

Pope Francis is taking the bull by its horns in everything he says and does. Recently he directly addresses an issue which has become so pertinent in the Church and especially in the lives of us priests: priestly holiness.

By holiness the Pope is not proposing being normal or in tune with today’s worldly choices. Much on the contrary is thecase. In fact the Argentinean Pontiff is encouraging us priests to reject all together the temptation of adhering to‘normality’. When receiving in audience the community of the Pontifical Lombard in the Clementine Hall, on Monday 25 January, Feast of the Conversion of Saint Paul the Apostle, the Holy Father said to those preparing themselves for thepriesthood: Continue reading “Not normal but holyinn”