A priest restores faith and trust in his vocation at a critical time for the Catholic Church.
In Still Called by Name, Father Dominic Grassi, an urban priest, natural storyteller, and author of the popular Bumping into God books, reflects on his vocation and recalls the reasons he became a priest. Through poignanat and often humorous recollections from his thirty years as a priest, Grassi celecbrates the special moments of grace he has witnessed and the special people who have touch his life.
Grassi pulls aside the veil of mystery shrouding the priesthood and breaks down barriers between priests and lay people. Grassi shares simple stories that reveal the incredible joy, profound awe, and overwheming peace he finds in his life as a priest. Still Called by Name restores faith and trust in priests at a critical time for the Catholic Church.
"The openness to God's presence according to God's terms motivates this terrific priest and so many people find him to be an amazing pastor and spiritual guide. This book ought to be a "must read" for those of us who are priests and may have forgotten what might have led to that decision." -- The Most Reverend Wilton D. Gregory, Bishop of Belleville.
Fr. Dominic Grassi is a priest of the Archdiocese of Chicago. Born and raised in Chicago, Fr. Grassi has served as an educator, counselor, athletic coach, retreat and vocation director, inspirational speaker, editor, and writer. He is the author of the best-selling Bumping into God books.
About the Author
Fr. Dominic Grassi, a lifelong Chicagoan, was ordained in 1973 and has been a pastor, a teacher, a counselor, a coach, a retreat and vocation director, an inspirational speaker, an editor, and a writer. He is currently a pastor on the north side of Chicago. His books include Bumping into God, Bumping into God Again, Bumping into God in the Kitchen, and Still Called by Name. In his spare time he enjoys reading, writing, and cooking.