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Do priests get lonely

Loneliness is a part of every vocation, at one time or another. It is part of the human condition. Married people get very lonely at times, even though their spouses and children surround them.
 
Priests are always surrounded by people. This is one of the joys of being a priest. We are involved with people at the most profound moments of their lives: birth, Baptism, Confirmation, First Communion, Marriage, and death. We don't have enough time to experience loneliness often! But when we do experience loneliness, Jesus can fill that void, as He does for people in every vocation.