It’s no secret that the Catholic Church is hurting. Breaking news and seemingly constant stories about scandal and abuse within the priesthood and clergy are daily reminders of this brokenness.
But if you’re looking for a ray of hope in the midst of the suffering, especially as it relates to the priesthood, you need to watch a brand new short film by Sabins Studio, “It is the Lord.”
The film documents the ordination day of four priests in the Philippines, and their Archbishop’s rallying call to a sacrificial life of priesthood.
During the homily, Archbishop Socrates Villegas asked the future priests three questions: Are you weak enough to be priests? Are you broken enough to be priests? Are you afraid enough to be part of the priesthood?