Meeting Jesus in the Sacraments (Second Edition)

Chapter 8: Priests Discuss Celibacy

 

Priests Discuss Celibacy

Film Focus: In this video, a number of priests from the Diocese of Perth discuss the importance and the meaning of celibacy in their priestly lives.

Text Focus: Pages 252, 283

Discussion Questions:

  1. What does it mean to say that celibacy is more of a “yes” than a “no”?
  2. How is celibacy experienced as a gift by the men in this video?
  3. How does celibacy play a prophetic role in the world today?
  4. The priests in this video explain that the commitment to celibacy is actually similar to the commitment of marriage. How is this true?

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