World Day of Prayer for the Sanctification of Priests

The World Day of Prayer for the Sanctification of Priests takes place every year on the Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus. This year the Solemnity is on Friday, June 19, 2020.  Corresponding with this theme, Pope Francis delivered a homily on the joy of priestly service during the Holy Thursday Mass at St. Peter’s Basilica in 2020 (English/Español)

Pope Francis' advice to new priests

Pope Francis' advice to new priests

Pope Francis ordained 19 men to the priesthood April 26.