While schedules vary, there are some essential elements of a priestly schedule that repeat themselves week after week.
Here is a short slideshow that highlights the essential elements of a priestly schedule from Monday through Friday. This schedule does not represent all priests across the globe, of course. For example, priests serving in missionary territory have a much more difficult time serving their people and often spend days traveling to their parishioners in areas that might not be well connected in terms of transportation or accessibility. A priest in such an area may not even have a physical church building and might say Mass only once a year in an area because of the difficulty of traveling there.
Visit the slideshow below to discover what a working day looks like for a parish priest.
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