One brilliant commenter stated that hearing Confessions humbles the priest because he hears sins that are his own and is reminded of them. The type of situation that has been described on this site—getting too close to your confessor—is clearly a danger, both because of the privacy of the confessional and the vulnerability of the confessor, and the stringency of celibacy which I do not find wrong in itself, but it must be acknowledged that lifelong celibacy is a special condition that should be protected by not adding temptation —for even a priest devoted to keeping proper boundaries might find himself sorely tempted when confronted with the intimacy that auricular confession requires. Some of these men took the vow of celibacy as teenagers, not realizing, let alone feeling, the full consequences of this vow. All issues are to be posted in a spirit of charity. Catholicforum has a decent Google pagerank and bad results in terms of Yandex topical citation index. Public questions on Catholic spirituality, moral and spiritual problems, living a Catholic life, and spiritual growth. This option exists in the Catholic church as well, but it is rarely offered.
Troparion - Tone 1 Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit, now and ever, and to the ages of ages. How that guy keeps his sanity and finds the time to moderate a forum is a mystery. Their policies are not just, and the moderators seem to have no idea what they're doing. A: Currently, we use flairs for offices. Our much larger subreddit is actually devoted to discussing Catholicism. If any Church norms or practices do, in fact, encourage priests to adopt a narcissistic self-concept, I am assuming they adopt it unwittingly and probably unwillingly.
Imagine the difficulty of a 14 year old girl confessing that sin, out loud, to a priest who is probably twice her age. Challenges are to be addressed in a properly stated question or thesis. The secret confession available with the screen is an illusion, because our priests know us and they know our voices. Given these comments one can get a good idea of what sort of person he is -- and it's not positive. Personally, I agree with him wholeheartedly. Tell us what works…and what does not …or simply ask for help in any area.
Responses are geared around Church teachings, disciplines and actions, not around secular i. Maria Goretti are the patrons for this forum. As someone else pointed out, all the conversations are about the same old subjects. Such censorship is horribly wrong. The Young Life Catholic Forum is a nationwide gathering of leaders who care about Christ, kids, and the Church. Catholics or those entering the Catholic Faith only, please. Hi readers, it seems you use Catholic Online a lot; that's great! Connect to New Jersey transit trains! When I turned 30 this year, I began to question why I, a grown woman, must tell my most embarrassing deeds to a priest—who I may have gone to college with, who I drank with at parties—and have him hand out penance to me when he knows nothing about the strains of being a mother, being a woman, being a wife—any of it.
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Questions on Latin go in here. I don't blame them, as they're probably overworked and underpaid, but that's no excuse. The Lord is calling Young Life and the Catholic Church to partner in such a way as to change the course of history, one kid at a time. And, despite my own run-in with a priest that I write about on this website, I too believe that most priests are trying to be a good guy and do the right things. The Catholic Community is blessed to participate in the year's upcoming meeting in the heart of New York City. That's the product of some serious unchristian control freakishness.
Since many of us come from Catholic families ourselves, we have no one to turn to with our grief and must bear it alone. Peanut Gallery comments are not welcome. Anti-vaxxers are all nuts though. We are unlikely to have self-applied flair anytime in the near future search for the topic here to understand why. .
All levels of donation are welcome, whether it's a one-time gift or a monthly donation. I have also started threads using very careful language and they quietly get deleted even though there was nothing controversial about them. We receive all sacraments from a priest. The issue of confession is what first began to make me question Catholicism—and I am 30 and have been a willing and devout Catholic my whole life, until a few months ago. They should be able to share time with family and friends as before. According to MyWot, Siteadvisor and Google safe browsing analytics, Catholicforum. We confess our sins to a priest.
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And how difficult must it be for priests to hear parishioners detailing their sexual sins over and over, when they are vowed to be celibate! Today, most priests do not leave the priesthood for marriage. The specific rite of auricular confession is not as old as the church itself and in fact it is much newer. Fact: the Catholic Church itself sets us up for failure, sets us up for temptation. Ten minutes there was quite enough. I would be sincerely interested in what priests themselves have to say about this. Being alone, though, compounded by being at the whim of one's superior there are many hierarchies in the church for not only your livelihood, but your reputation, your identity, your living quarters, can be the toughest job of all. Saint Michael the Archangel isn't a saint, but rather he is an angel, and the leader of all angels and of the army of God.