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Friday, June 26, 2009

In their own words

Today, the Catholic News Service blog introduced a series of occasional essays by priests about their lives and ministries.
Click HERE to check out the inaugural piece by Basilian Father Chris Valka, who recounts his long journey into the priesthood after several false starts and a few hard years away from God. It was in an inner-city Houston high school that Father Valka clearly heard God's call to the priesthood.
"Among many things, I realized that what my students really needed was someone to show them — not just tell them — that there is a different way to live," he writes. "More than education or social services, what my students needed was a witness of hope."

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