The Inner Life of Priests is a landmark exploration of how the categories and practices of psychology are contributing to a new health and vitality in the priesthood. Authors McGlone and Sperry investigate issues and answer questions that concern those invested in the healthy ministry of priests everyone from the people in the pews to those in church leadership.
Consecrated life called to move beyond
Consecrated life called to move beyond A rare book of conferences of religious life, combining rich and vast pastoral experience, intelligent reflection, spiritual fervour and human and Christian concern in an easy flowing conversational style.
Money is always a touchy subject in Catholic churches: Pastors don't want to ask for it and parishioners don't want to hear about it. But it takes money to run a parish. in Church money, Michael White and Tom Corcoran- award winning authors of the rebuilt parish series- share their stories of success and failure.
The Joy of Priesthood
The Joy of Priesthood shifts the focus of considering today's priesthood from problems to possibilities. This approach is not only refreshing but necessary, and we all owe him a debt of gratitude.
Evolving Visions of the Priesthood
Evolving Visions of the Priesthood depicts far reaching changes in the American priesthood as reflected in four surveys of priests done in 1970, 1985 1993 and 2001. During this time the numbers of priest declined, the average age rose, but morale has risen. Most important, the conception of the priesthood help by priest has shifted from a servant leadership model to a cultic model, so that older and younger priests often disagree on ecclesiology.