What Price Priesthood

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Judy Beckman, 2007 - Religion - 96 pages
WHAT PRICE PRIESTHOOD?! This question constantly penetrated Father Joe ́s mind as he tread a perilous path to fulfill God ́s unmistakable call.

Heartbreak of infidelity
Christian Concentration Camp torture
New love and second broken engagement
Hurt, insensitivity, rejection
Injustice, humiliation, apathy
Marriage and divorce
Meager subsistence
Tragic devastating illnesses

This is a story of an average fun loving young man named Joe who did not want to be considered a "holy Joe" but succumbed to God ́s dramatic summons to resign a promising professional position and enter seminary to become a priest.

This story paints a shocking picture of church politics which contributed much pain and frustration to Father Joe ́s efforts. However, blessings triumph over adversity.


Father Joe Beckman is the author of Chaplain on Wheels book which portrays one of his extraordinary ministries. Father Joe wanted to narrate experiences in this book himself but was called to his heavenly reward before the task could be completed.

Contact the author for a free copy of CHAPLAIN ON WHEELS book with orders of at least 25 WHAT PRICE PRIESTHOOD books.

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Father Joe Beckman wrote Chaplain on Wheels, story of an extraordinary ministry. He wanted to write this book but was called to his heavenly home before the task could be completed. The author is his widow, Judy. Both are experienced writers who published through their own corporation. Readers like their candid, direct approach regardless of personal feelings about religion. Judy has a bachelor's degree in social work and a master's degree in Biblical counseling. She has several years experience helping people work out life's dilemmas. Besides in the helping profession, she has worked in administration and customer service.

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