Fr. Livinius Esomchi Nnamani was ordained to the priesthood in his hospital room on Holy Thursday and died of leukemia 23 days later. Read more about this extraordinary priest in this article from Catholic News Agency.
French Catholic bishops have approved the opening of the beatification cause of a little-known-but-quietly-influential Dominican priest, Father Marie-Étienne Vayssière (1864-1940). Read more in this article from the National Catholic Register.
A Catholic priest in Nigeria is recovering after a week-long kidnapping ordeal. Fr. Harrison Egwuenu, a priest of the Diocese of Warri in Delta State, was freed on March 21. Catholic News Agency has the rest of the story.
Fr. Paul Dumais, a priest serving in Maine, works with volunteers from his parish to bake bread to help the hungry and needy is his community. The National Catholic Register has your uplifting read for the day!
Fr. Adolf Kajpr was a Jesuit priest and journalist who was imprisoned in Dachau concentration camp and later arrested by the communist authorities in Prague. Catholic News Agency has more in this article.
A beautiful reflection from a priest one month after his ordination. https://catholic-link.org/my-first-month-as-a-priest/