How fitting for Msgr. McGrath, chaplain of Ave Maria School of Law, to have gone to his eternal rest on the vigil of Corpus Christi, around the time Mass was being offered for him in the Chapel of the Eucharistic Miracle in Orvieto, Italy.
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73% of Class of ’23 spent time before the Blessed Sacrament prior to seminary.
‘While the common priesthood of the faithful is exercised by the unfolding of baptismal grace — a life of faith, hope, and charity, a life according to the Spirit — the ministerial priesthood is at the service of the common priesthood.’ (Catechism 1547)
‘Jesus died,’ says St. Alphonsus Liguori, ‘to institute the priesthood.’
‘I will take up the chalice of salvation and call upon the name of the Lord!’ (Psalm 116)
Pope Francis underlined that each man brings with him a unique family, personal, and spiritual history to the seminary.
Clergymen’s calls differ, but they hold in common a desire to share the Gospel.
Among the priests ordained this year in the U.S., 22% are Latinos, though the figure is still considerably lower than the overall proportion of U.S. Catholics who are Latino.