How Falling in Love Made Me Rethink the Priesthood
My earlier, naïve idea of Catholicism was shaped by an elevation of the priesthood. I did not see the sacramental worth in love, family, everyday life.
This is how it is supposed to happen.
Nick Ripatrazone has written for Rolling Stone, The Atlantic, The Paris Review, and Esquire, and is on staff at The Millions. His latest book is Ember Days, stories. Twitter: @nickripatrazone
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