After Asceticism provides a close up look at the clergy sex abuse crisis still rocking the Catholic Church. The first study of its kind, it shows how the infiltration of therapeutic psychology on the training and lifestyles of clergy spawned a...
Father Thomas Dubay, one of the foremost authorities on the religious life, discusses one of the most important but not fully appreciated or understood charisms of the consecrated life, the charism of virginity.
Pope John Paul II once said that the priest is above all, a man of the Eucharist. In the spirit of this statement, Msgr. Stephen Rossetti weaves together reflections on the Eucharist from over twenty notable contributors...
The goal of this book is to uncover the meaning of "human formation and development" as it appears in the new fifth edition of the Program of Priestly Formation and The Basic Plan for the Ongoing Formation of Priests.
Blessed Columba Marmion wrote this classic work on the priesthood to show the great holiness that priests are called to, and how that holiness can only be attained through close union with, and imitation of, Jesus Christ.
The essays collected in this book, which is sure to be at the foundation of every deacon's library, aim to give the reader an overview of the theological and pastoral nature of the diaconate and thus to clarify the fundamental identity of the deacon.
Since the 17th century the history of deaconesses in the Church has been the subject of numerous monographs. What is most evident about the history of deaconesses, however, is how complex the whole subject is.