An Open Letter to Priests in a Time of Scandals
By Nirva'ana Ella Delacruz
LA Croix International
October 15, 2018
Priests renew their priestly vows every Holy Thursday during the Chrism Mass. (File photo by Angie de Silva/ucanews.com)Having spent a week in Rome, I remain moved by my encounters with holy priests. (Yes, they exist!) To all my priest friends whom I look up to as fathers and older brothers, please know there is someone who prays for you specially — little me.I have no words to tell you what an agonizing privilege it is for you to be alter Christus (another Christ), for you to have the power to call Jesus down from heaven during the Mass, to have Our Lady loving and caring for you with the same intensity of love she had for Jesus.You didn't earn it, it's just there — a gift. I heard so much in the week I was there — about how the Holy See is...