Ministry and Orders
Part 1 Introduction

Chapter 17 Bibliography

Authored by Thomas Richstatter

Internet Sites

Church Documents

Books and Articles

Videos

This bibliography is limited to materials related to Ministy and the Sacrament of Holy Orders.  Chapter d17 Bibliography lists the more general materials, e.g. general web links to theology and liturgy, books and articles on sacraments and liturgical theology, Spanish language materials, a list of liturgical periodicals, and suggestions for your personal liturgical library. 

Publications on Ministry and Orders
Authored by Thomas Richstatter

A more complete list of my publications can be found at About Tom Richstatter

16. Thomas Richstatter, O.F.M. The Sacraments: The Church at Prayer. Ten, thirty minute audio cassettes. Cincinnati: St. Anthony Messenger Press, 1981.

17. Thomas Richstatter, O.F.M. The Sacraments: The Church at Prayer. Ten, twenty-eight minute teacher training programs on video cassette. Archdiocese of Cincinnati Cable TV Communications Office, 1981.

18. Thomas Richstatter, O.F.M. "Holy Orders: What is the Priest's Role Today?" Catholic Update, Cincinnati: St. Anthony Messenger Press, June 1981.

63. Thomas Richstatter, O.F.M. Chapter 8:  "A Ministry of Service: Holy Orders" in The Sacraments: How Catholics Pray. Cincinnati: St. Anthony Messenger Press, June, 1995. Available from Amazon.com

40. Thomas Richstatter, O.F.M. "Ministry School, Liturgy In," pp 837-842, in The New Dictionary of Sacramental Worship, (Peter E. Fink, S.J., Editor), Collegeville: The Liturgical Press, A Michael Glazier Book, 1990. ISBN 0-8146-5788-5. $69.50.

81. Thomas Richstatter, O.F.M. "Sacrament of Holy Orders: Priesthood in Transition," Catholic Update, Cincinnati: St. Anthony Messenger Press, July, 1997. C0797. 
Text available at: http://www.americancatholic.org/Newsletters/CU/ac0797.asp

82. Thomas Richstatter, O.F.M. "Priesthood Today," St. Anthony Messenger, 105:2 (July , 1997) pp 22-27.

83. Thomas Richstatter, O.F.M. Chapter 12: "The Sacrament of Holy Orders," in Liturgy and Worship: Faith and Witness, A Course on Catholic Living. New York: William H. Sadlier, Inc, 1997. Available from Amazon.com

Church Documents

Second Vatican Council.  Decree on the Ministry and Life of Priests, Presbyterorum Ordinis, December 7, 1965.  http://www.vatican.va/archive/hist_councils/ii_vatican_council/documents/vat-ii_decree_19651207_presbyterorum-ordinis_en.html

Instruction on Certain Questions Regarding the Collaboration of the Non-ordained Faithful in the Sacred Ministry of the Priest (1997)  http://www.vatican.va/roman_curia/pontifical_councils/laity /documents/rc_con_interdic_doc_15081997_en.html

The 5th Edition of the Program for Priestly Formation is now available online at USCCB's website. You can access the document at http://www.usccb.org/index.shtml

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Books and Articles

 

Kenan B. Osborne. Orders and Ministry

Kenan B. Osborne. Priesthood: A History of the Ordained Ministry in the Roman Catholic Chruch

Thomas O' Meara, OP. Theology of Ministry

Paul J. Philibert. The Priesthood of the Faithful: Key to a Living Church

Bernard Haring. Priesthood Imperiled

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Videos

 

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Internet Sites

Good Leaders, Good Shepherds is a program for priests coordinated by the Catholic Leadership Institute in Exton, Pa. "to minimize the frustration and energy spent on their administrative roles and maximize the joy and time spent on the pastoral duties for which they were uniquely ordained," as CLI explains on its website http://www.catholicleaders.org   It's a program that gives a pastor a lot of tools to use in parish management.

Saint John's School of Theology (Collegeville, MN) has a ministerial job data base on the web. On this site, you are able to post positions and resumes. You can access the site at http://www.csbsju.edu/SOT/ministrylink/

Web site of the Vatican's Congregation for the Clergy: http://www.clerus.org/index_eng.html

For vocations, see http://www.vocationsonline.com

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