Marianne Luthin discusses the different roles of priests, deacons, and spiritual directors. Msgr. Ranieri discusses his experience of what persons suffering from abortion, especially women, need at different stages of the healing process and the role of the priest as “father.” Good practices for priests in the ministry: boundaries, team approach, imaging the Father, spiritual guidance, preaching tips, etc. Accompanying video worksheet available on DO site under “2016 Training Resources” page.
Recorded at USCCB Project Rachel Ministry DC training, Feb. 22-25, 2016.