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Fr. Brian Welter

About the Blogger

Fr. Brian Welter is Vocation Director for the Archdiocese of Chicago.

Blog posts by Fr. Brian Welter

  • Monday, January 10, 2011

    Come and See!

    In the Archdiocese of Chicago, we have a history of priests who have tirelessly preached the gospel each day, celebrated the sacraments, defended the dignity of life, championed freedom, marched with Martin Luther King, Jr., fed the hungry, comforted the sick, visited the dying, buried the dead, counseled, forgiven, and loved the people of God….all in the name of Jesus Christ. The need for priests in Chicago continues.


  • Monday, August 30, 2010

    Priesthood: A Life Worth Living

    “Dad, Mom; I think I want to be a priest”, a young adult man said to his parents one day.  The response was a mixture of surprise, joy, curiosity, and caution.  “Will this make you happy?”, was the response by one of his parents.