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Title Spiritual husbands spiritual fathers : priestly formation for the 21st century / [co-edited by] Bishop Felipe J. Estévez, S.T.D. ; Bishop Andrew H. Cozzens, S.T.D.
Imprint St. Louis, MO : En Route Books and Media, 2020.

Subject Catholic Church -- Clergy -- Training of.
Catholic theological seminaries.
Alt Name Estévez, Felipe J.,
Cozzens, Andrew H.,
Description 550 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Segment 1. Affective maturity: the self-gift of spousal and paternal celibate love. Real celibacy is an invitation from divine beauty / Deacon James Keating -- The Blessed Virgin Mary's role in the celibate priest's spousal and paternal love / Msgr. John Cihak -- More than just friends / Msgr. John Cihak -- Mary as the bridal companion of the priest / Fr. Evan Koop -- Imagination, prayer, and the spousal gift / Deacon James Keating -- Exigent relations: philosophical reflections on the centrality of fatherhood and sonship / Dr. Tim Fortin -- "Some procreate by the body, others by the soul": spiritual paternity in the Fathers of the Church / Sr. Agnes Cunningham, S.S.C.M. -- Abiding in Mary's womb with the Holy Spirit / Fr. John Horn, S.J. -- Segment 2. Affective maturity: markers of human development, psychological insights and resources. Markers of human maturation in seminary formation: becoming a gift for others / Sr. Marysia Weber, R.S.M. -- The essential role of the mentor-formation advisor / Bishop Andrew Cozzens -- the importance of human formation and affective maturity in the man of communion / Dr. Suzanne Baars -- A testimonial and some pastoral wisdom / Dan Almeter -- Integrity, identity and fidelity / Dr. Eileen Barbella -- Striving for affective maturity and authentic peace of soul: the role of deep forgiveness and secure attachment / Dr. Peter Martin -- Guideposts for the seminary formator in understanding and assessing levels of preoccupation with use of internet pornography and a formative process for moving from vice to virtue / Sr. Marysia Weber, R.S.M.
Segment 3. Affective maturity: spiritual tools for the interior life. Paradigm for the interior life necessary for evangelization / Fr. Peter Williams -- Christian masculine affective maturity in the way of the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola / Jane Guenther and Fr. John Horn, S.J. --Consciousness examen / Fr. George Aschenbrenner, S.J. -- Forgiveness / Fr. George Aschenbrenner, S.J. -- Unilateral forgiveness / Rev. Larry Christenson -- The seminary as Nazareth: formation in a school of prayer / Deacon James Keating -- Nazareth: a model / Pope St. Paul VI -- Appendix I. Confession and receiving God's mercy: a guide for penitents and priests -- Heart speaks to heart: a review of life and healing prayer -- Appendix II. Two exercises: family diagram and prayer on my dossier / Dr. Eileen Barbella -- Healing of memories for oneself excerpted from Freedom and Healing / Joseph Lange and Anthony J. Cushing -- An outline of the Examen / Fr. Timothy Gallagher -- Five movements of Examen / IPF -- Appendix III . Guidelines for the use of psychology in the admission and formation of candidates for the priesthood -- Guidelines for the use of psychology in seminary admissions -- Confidentiality and knowledge requirement in seminary formation / Sister Joseph Marie Ruessmann, R.S.M., JD, JCD, MBA.
Summary "The book is split into three sections. The first part of the book provides theological and spritual meditations to help the priest and seminarian understand the spousal self-gift of his celibacy. ...The second part of this volume provides a collection of psychological resources for forming affective maturity. ...The third section of this work provides spiritual tools for deepening affective maturity. -- (Introduction).
ISBN 9781950108909
OCLC # 1161987529

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