Reading for discernment

Books on Discernment

To Save a Thousand Souls: A Gide for Discerning a Vocation to Diocesan Priesthood
Fr. Brett Brannen

Is Jesus Calling You To Be A Catholic Priest? A Helpful Guide
Fr. Thomas Richter, published by the NCDVD

Radical Surrender; Letters to Seminarians
Fr. Michael Najim

Paths of Love: The Discernment of Vocation According to the Teaching of Aquinas, Ignatius, and Pope John Paul II
Joseph Bolin

Books on Celibacy

The Courage to be Chaste
Fr. Benedict Groeschel

Sacerdotalis Caelibatus (Priestly Celibacy)
Pope Paul VI, 1967

Fr. Raniero Cantalamessa

“…And You are Christ’s” The Charism of Virginity and the Celibate Life
Thomas Dubay, S.M.

Books on the Priesthood

A Priest Forever
Fr. Benedict Groeschel

From Slave to Priest: A Biography of the Reverend Augustine Tolton (1854 – 1897): First Black American Priest of the United States
Caroline Hemesath

Treasure in Clay
Archbishop Fulton Sheen

Priests for the Third Millennium
Archbishop Timothy Dolan

The Priest is Not His Own
Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen

Short Catechism on the Priesthood
St. John Vianney