Following is an exerpt from the May 26, 2006 edition of The Mirror.
Msgr. William J. Stanton
While attending St. Louis University (SLU) as a young man, Msgr. William Stanton, parochial administrator, St. Michael Parish, Fredericktown, stopped on his way home in either Old College Church or the SLU Chapel where the Blessed Sacrament was exposed for veneration. He stayed for 15 to 20 minutes each time. “I got to thinking about what I was really doing when I visited the Lord,” he said. And he realized that part of the reason he had not considered priesthood until then was “this false idea young people have—’I’m not worthy to be a priest.’” Read more