Our priests leave behind the families in which they were raised, forsake having families of their own, and commit themselves to serving Christ – and us – in a ministry that is all-encompassing and demanding. They’re people, too, and have a need to feel welcomed and to experience a sense of family just as we do.
There’s memory. And then there’s reminiscence. What’s the difference? One is vitally important in assessing and discerning your faith journey. The other, well, not so much. Which is which and how do you make good use of it?