The Inner Life September 18th – Why Celibacy

Why Celibacy? Why does the Church practice celibacy for priests? Are lay people called to be celibate? Why is celibacy important for Catholics? Father Carter Griffin discusses the importance of celibacy.

 

Caller Story – Shares a story of a priest that profoundly impacted her life in a very positive way.

Caller Story – He went to a Jesuit High School and meet a priest there who inspired him to enter Church ministry.

Caller Story – Her spiritual director helped her and her husband grow so much in their own faith lives.

Caller Story – She had a spiritual director that took her from having no relationship with Mary to have a wonderful relationship with her.

Caller Question – How can we teach out children the importance of chastity?