Advent in the life of a diocesan priest

Advent in the life of the diocesan priest usually means penance — lots of penance services that is.

The self-giving love of the cross

Every vocation in the Church has at its root the call of Jesus Christ.  This is particularly true in the call to the priesthood.

Ardent yet gentle

The Catholic Church, guided by the Holy Spirit, offers priests the option for celebrating votive Masses on days where another specific Mass (i.e., the feast of an Apostle) is designated.