12May Presider’s Page for 12 May (Fourth Sunday of Easter)

On the fourth Sunday of Easter each year, we honour the Risen Lord as our Good Shepherd. Today is the day of prayer for vocations to priesthood and religious life: we pray that God will give the Church men and women formed in the image of the Good Shepherd, who will be the priests and religious of the future.

12May 12 May, 2019. 4th Sunday of Easter

Church leaders need to think soberly about the structures that can help foster genuine vocations to ministry in the future. It may well be that celibacy..