Priests for the Third Millennium


By Cardinal Timothy Dolan. A must-read book for men aspiring to the priesthood! This is a collected volume of Cardinal Dolan’s addresses to seminarians when he was rector of the North American College in Rome. In them, he not only clearly explains the ideals of Christian virtue, but also sets forth a clear vision of the kind of strong, humble, self-sacrificing priests needed for the Church in the twenty-first century. One of the most influential books on priesthood for the last two decades.

Add: A priest's guide for speaking with young men using chapters in Priests for the Third Millennium

Five Conversations about the Priesthood

A simple way for busy priests to help men discern. By Fr. Michael Pratt

This short booklet offers a straightforward method for parish priests to help young men begin to think about the priesthood. Using clear language, Fr. Pratt lays out the field-tested method he uses to engage teens & young adults in five short conversations about priestly life. A concise and effective way for priests to reach out to regular Catholic guys in their parishes.

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Priests for the Third Millennium is an edited collection of Cardinal Dolan’s rector’s conferences (formal addresses to seminarians) when he served as rector of the Pontifical North American College in Rome.

The book is a rallying cry for future priests, describing the ideals of Christian life and the humble love and self-sacrifice needed to be an effective priest in an ordinary Catholic parish. With his command of Church history, his trademark candor, and keen insight into human nature, Cardinal Dolan offers a realistic but heroic vision of the priesthood.

For two decades, Priests for the Third Millennium has shaped how men envision faithful priesthood–and offered clear advice on how to mold their lives to become faithful shepherds for the Church.

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Weight 1.6 lbs
Dimensions 6 × 9 × 1.35 in
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