Year 1 — First Semester — Fifth Session

Celibacy, Chastity, Charity, and Cheerfulness

Why can’t priests get married? Is it possible to live a loving and fulfilling life without a wife? Learn how these “four C’s” come together in a happy, holy priestly life. With special guest Fr. Jeff Eirvin, Director of Vocations and Seminarians for the Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon.

June 19, 2021

Registration for this session is now closed.

8:00 am Holy Mass
8:45 am Sung Morning Prayer
9:00 am Breakfast
9:30 am Teaching
10:30 am Holy Hour
11:30 am Small Group Discussion

What You’ll Learn:

– How to discern the call to celibacy and a “dating fast”
– How celibate chastity can be a healthy way of living out masculine sexuality
– What it means for the priest to marry the mystical Bride of Christ

Matthew Knight
Seminarian in Residence

Matthew is a major seminarian for the Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon in residence at St. Mary’s, Eugene.

Saturday, June 19, 2021

8:00 AM –
12:00 PM

St. Mary’s, Eugene

Join us at St. Mary’s

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