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12 Hidden joys of having a priest in the family

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Cerith Gardiner - published on 12/09/21

Family members share their personal experiences of having a close family member join the priesthood.

Being called to religious life is a mystery to many of us. It’s difficult to appreciate what this calling entails, and how it impacts the lives of the families of the men who’ve answered a call from God to priestly ministry.

What stands out when people share what it’s like to have a priest in the family are the beautiful ways it has blessed their lives as individuals and as families.

The inspiring comments in this slideshow demonstrate what a special gift it is to have a priest in the family. So take a few moments to consider what these parents and siblings have shared with Aleteia about their priestly relatives and see what a blessing it is to be called to serve God in this way.

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