Vatican: Prayer Is Priests' 1st Priority
Key to Vocation Is Personal Relationship With Christ
VATICAN CITY, APRIL 14, 2008 (Zenit.org).- The Vatican Congregation for Clergy is reminding priests that their number one priority must be prayer.
The congregation affirmed this in a message directed to all the priests of the world, on the occasion of the World Day of Prayer for the Sanctification of Priests, which will be held May 30, feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. The message was published in Italian in Saturday's edition of L'Osservatore Romano.
Signed by Cardinal Claudio Hummes and Archbishop Mauro Piacenza, respectively prefect and secretary of the congregation, the message encouraged contemplating the "perfect and fascinating humanity of Christ, live and acting now."
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