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Valid Sacraments? George Tuesday, November 9, 2004


Thank you for answering my previous questions. Suppose I go to a local priest for the Sacraments of Confession and Communion. If that priest is a homosexual, are the Sacraments valid? Should I avoid priests that I presume to be homosexual?

Question Answered by Bro. Ignatius Mary, OLSM+

Dear George:

A priest who is homosexual is still a valid priest, thus the Sacraments are valid.

There is no reason to avoid a homosexual priest to receive the Sacraments. Besides, it would be sinful for you to "presume" a priest is homosexual. Such presumption is at best the Grave Sin of Rash Judgment.

God Bless,
Bro. Ignatius Mary

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