Widowed Priests?


#1

Is it possible for a middle aged widower, with grown self sufficent children (no dependents, debt etc) to enter the priesthood?

And y’all don’t think that is ME,:ehh: cause I was just curious.


#2

Sure. I know a wonderful priest in Dallas who was married with children when he became a deacon. After his wife died he felt called to the priesthood. He had adult children when he was ordained.


#3

Yes, men [widowed] may become priests…


#4

What a unique postion these men are in.


#5

I have known some, so yes, it is possible.


#6

The beauty is that these blessed men are able to receive all 7 Sacraments.:highprayer:


#7

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