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Richard McBrien - "My Roman collar is my television uniform. You don't see the apostles with Roman collars on. Yet, a priest is a priest — always. Apart from the times noted in the introduction recreation, vacation, etc.
The priest should take his personal time as a priest and nothing else. The naturalness of the priest should include wearing the collar without constantly averting to it. We should go about our daily duties, which include relaxing, without feeling uncomfortable about our priestly garb. It should become second nature to us.
No priest can temporarily put his priesthood on the shelf. Rather, the tried and true wisdom of the Church has determined that such garb best represents who the priest is. The collar is the established manner in which ordained ministers live out their ecclesial vocations both in the private and public spheres.
True, some may think themselves better because of what they wear. But the collar and habit should not be dismissed out-of-hand on that basis. Priests and religious are weak and tempted.
Wearing the appropriate clothing can strengthen those who totter on the brink of grave sin. On the other hand, those who do not want to appear in public as they really are seem to be suffering from a type of insecurity. Priests are different, but not thereby strange. For example, a priest-tribunal official and another priest involved in ecumenical work both asserted the necessity of not wearing the Roman collar for fear that they would insult non-Catholics and those hostile to Church teaching.
Could it be that some think that what the collar signifies — Jesus Christ, the Catholic Church, the priesthood — are obstacles? Priests must relate to others as priests, never in spite of being priests. Are we perhaps afraid to suffer for the sake of his name?
There is just one Church, and the priesthood is a constitutive part of the Church which cannot be abolished. The equality of all believers does not contradict the diversity of vocations and states of life in the Church.
For priests to self-exempt themselves from one of the duties of priestly life — the wearing of the Roman collar — is a form of clericalism which denies the faithful their right to know who their priests are in order to call upon them for priestly ministrations whenever necessary.
He need only show the love and compassion of the Savior. But the legitimate, Church-sanctioned vesture of the priest does not somehow mask who he is; instead, it highlights that he is indeed a priest who is required by the Church to dress accordingly as he seeks to imitate the First Priest.
As priests, we should be priests and happily, humbly give that clear message to others. When collars were quickly taken off a few decades ago, the common argument proclaimed was: We use symbols all the time, and need not be embarrassed by them.
I am not one of them. That is an unfair assessment of men who are trying to live as the Church mandates. The collar should mean a simplicity of life and a corresponding humility before Almighty God. Ordained inMsgr.DEBUNKED!!!
Msgr. Charles M. Mangan & Father Gerald E. Murray – Homiletic & Pastoral Review – These brave priests give 14 reasons why a priest chooses not to wear his collar and then debunk them. This is a follow-up post to 23 Reasons Why A Priest Should Wear His Collar.
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