Tag Archive | Priesthood

Day 19: Finding the Truth

Thomas Starkie, 17, is a member of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham. He belongs to the Manchester Ordinariate Mission, where he manages the website and plays the organ at Sunday Mass. I only vaguely remember the election of Pope Benedict XVI – I was nine at the time. We were staying with […]

Day 9: From Cologne to Rome

John Waters is a first year seminarian for the Archdiocese of Birmingham. He is currently studying at the Venerable English College, Rome. Every time I speak to my boyhood parish priest on the phone, he always says the same thing. “Well John, who’d have thought, all those years ago when you went to see the […]

Day 3: Saying “Yes” to the Cross

Charles Bradshaw is 21 years old and based in Oxford, Archdiocese of Birmingham. He is currently discerning a vocation to the priesthood. “My heart desires to love Thee Lord” It is early on a cool Palm Sunday morning back in 2008 that I find myself a few centimetres away from the High Altar on St […]