What better day than a Sunday to acknowledge this fundamental Truth: Next to the Eucharist, the greatest gift God has left us is His priests.
Were there no priests, there would be no Eucharist.
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What are we waiting for?
May the following observation of Father Suarez spur us to do both and also serve to inspire the priests who serve us:
“He is a priest always and at every moment, whether he is performing the highest and most sublime office or the most vulgar and humble action of his ordinary life. Just as a Christian cannot leave aside the fact that he is -a new man, that Baptism has given him a particular character, and act as if he were just a man purely and simply, neither can the priest leave aside his priestly character and behave as if he were not a priest. Whatever he does, whatever attitude he adopts, whether he likes it or not, it will always be the action or the attitude of a priest, because he is a priest always and at all times down to the very depths of his being, whatever he may do or whatever he may think.”
(About Being a Priest by Father Federico Suárez)