Bishop Wilhelm Stockums

Bishop Wilhelm Stockums (1877-1956) was for many years an Auxilliary Bishop of Cologne, Germany. His acclaimed work, The Priesthood, is a best-selling classic on the subject, published by TAN Books.


The Supernatural Character of the Priest

Something very profound remains to be said of the priest.  In view of the lofty and holy vocational tasks that a priest must discharge, the question spontaneously suggests itself: How can the priest, who after all is only a man, be equal to such tasks and such goals? We can recognize that this question refers…