Here you will find a variety of media sources covering the
"Foundation of Prayer for Priests"
The National Catholic Register website published an article March 2, 2019, by Patti Armstrong in which she reviews Kathleen Beckman’s re-printed book, “Praying for Priests: An Urgent Call for the Salvation of Souls”. Here is a small excerpt from the article, “Now God has permitted the light of truth to illuminate the deeds of darkness perpetuated by His own beloved priests,” she said. “Let justice be done and healing begin.”. The full article is on the National Catholic Register website >here.
Why and How Should We Pray for Priests
The Kyle Heimann Show can be found on the Redeemer Radio website and on February 19, 2019, Kyle interviewed Kathleen Beckman to discuss her new book, “Praying for Priests: An Urgent Call for the Salvation of Souls”. In this podcast, called ‘Why and How Should We Pray for Priests?’, Kathleen tells us, “if you strike the shepherd, the sheep will scatter.”. The sheep and the shepherd are the body of Christ. You can listen to the entire interview by clicking below.
Three Ways to Pray for Priests
Rose Folsom has posted her article entitled, “Three Ways to Pray for Priests” on the Catholic Exchange website, February 21, 2019. Here’s a quick excerpt, “In 2002, St. John Paul II asked “Catholics to stay close to their priests and Bishops, and to support them with their prayers at this difficult time.” Because of the crimes of a few and the cover-up of those crimes, these “difficult times” continue.”. Rose answers the question, ‘how do I begin’, by recommending Kathleen Beckman’s book, Praying for Priests: An Urgent Call for the Salvation of Souls. Learn more from the article by clicking >here.
Why Priests Need Our Prayers Now More Than Ever
The Catholic Herald, UK website published an article by Francis Phillips, 22 February, 2019 declaring the contemporary urgency for people to pray for our priests worldwide. Upon reading Kathleen Beckman’s book, Praying for Priests: An Urgent Call for the Salvation of Souls, Francis asks, “… of course one should pray for priests – but why is a book necessary to tell us so? Simply because Beckman … goes deeply into the subject, explaining the how as well as the why of this ‘urgent call’.” You can read the full article >here.
The website spiritualdirection.com has posted an article, September 5, 2017, including a 'Divine Intimacy Radio' podcast hosted by Dan Burke and Melissa Elson titled, "The Priest’s Role in the Church & How He Affects the Family". They speak with Kathleen Beckman about the ever increasing need for prayers for our priests. Read the article and listen to the podcast on the spiritual direction website >here.
Praying for our priests is becoming more important these days and who better to explain why than a priest. Lisa Flood, with Focus TV, interviews Father Andrew Merrick and Kathleen Beckman in an episode called, "A Divine Mandate". Father Andrew's joy seems contagious as he describes his calling and how he felt others were praying for him. In this video you'll also get to hear how Kathleen was called to spiritual motherhood and praying for priests. The video is available to watch on the Focus TV website here.