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An edition of The Joy of Priesthood (2005)

The Joy of Priesthood

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This edition published in by Ave Maria Press in Notre Dame, Ind.

Written in English

Fr. Rosetti spent much of his life working with troubled priests and religious. He saw a wide array of personalities and behaviors and he brings that all to bear in this book. It is addressed primarily to priests, but is useful for anyone that wants an idea of some of the struggles priests face in their daily lives. Fr. Rosetti does three things; he points out challenges in the current cultural climate that need to be addressed, he points out areas of a priests' personal life that need to be addressed, but most importantly he speaks of the joy and gratitude with which the priestly life must be lived.

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The Joy of Priesthood
2005, Ave Maria Press
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Work Description

Fr. Rosetti spent much of his life working with troubled priests and religious. He saw a wide array of personalities and behaviors and he brings that all to bear in this book. It is addressed primarily to priests, but is useful for anyone that wants an idea of some of the struggles priests face in their daily lives. Fr. Rosetti does three things; he points out challenges in the current cultural climate that need to be addressed, he points out areas of a priests' personal life that need to be addressed, but most importantly he speaks of the joy and gratitude with which the priestly life must be lived.

Table of Contents

Priesthood is difficult
A work of ultimate concern
Men of prayer
The priest as a friend of God : today's struggle for priestly identity
Self-will run riot
The priestly call to passionate living and loving
The priest as a male : in an era of the ascending feminine
The priest as man of communion
The priest among the people : a spirituality of priestly ministry
The priest as a grateful person : developing a Eucharistic heart
When things go wrong
Renewal of the priesthood
A priesthood of joy.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
253/.2/088282
Library of Congress
BX1912 .R675 2005

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL3397383M
Internet Archive
joyofpriesthood00ross
ISBN 10
159471066X
LC Control Number
2005010274
OCLC/WorldCat
59712347
Library Thing
1757392
Goodreads
955514

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