If every priest in the Church knew this book, we would have a different Church.
The author St. Joseph Cafasso says the priesthood cannot be mediocre and that a priest will either be a true priest and do immense good, or he will be an instrument of great evil.
Gives firm, practical instructions to priests for both their personal life and their ministry-delicacy of conscience, hearing confessions, and showing a good example, etc.
Softcover, 256 pp.
About the Author: St. Joseph Cafasso, born in 1811 at Piedmont, Italy, was a confessor, priest, and important social reformer. While his city was being industrialized, Joseph took it upon himself to serve the dispossessed, marginalized, and criminals of Turin. He also comforted those who received the death sentence, and became known as the Priest of the Gallows . The author of Priest: Man of God, he is also venerated as the patron saint of prison chaplains and prisoners. St. Cafasso died on the twenty-third of June, 1860, and was canonized in 1947.