Power of the Priesthood
Compassion, understanding, and empathy characterize the ministry of Fr. Douglas McKay, priest for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Fr. Doug, ordained in 1982, is founder and chaplain for Our House Ministries in the Grays Ferry section of Philadelphia. As ‘the living and transparent image of Christ the priest’ (JPII), Fr. Doug uses the power of prayer and the sacraments in his outreach to those who are struggling with addiction.