How Cool is it to be a Priest or Nun?
by Peter Hayden
St. Thomas More Parish School
be cool to be a priest, because I would work for God. I could be like
God's coach for the people here on earth. Also, I would learn to love
God and others more. I could take the place of God at mass and that would
be really cool.
is like God's coach to the people. The priest helps people by giving
them the sacraments and that helps them be better
Like in the NFL you are picked in the draft, and when we are baptized,
the priest picks us to be on the Christian team. A football coach helps
us learn to catch the ball, and the priest helps us learn how to catch
virtue when he gives us advice in confession. A coach teaches us how
to tackle in football, and a priest teaches us how to tackle sin. The
priest helps us to get touchdowns too. When we receive the Eucharist
we get a huge amount of grace, which is like a lot of points for us.
Really, the priest, like a coach, helps us win the game, which is winning
If I was a priest tomorrow, I would have the most fun saying
Mass and listening to other people's sins and making them feel better
them that Jesus forgives their sins and Jesus wants them to be happy.
So it's cool to be a priest. A sports coach helps people be better
at sports, but a priest helps people be better at the most important