Reassessing the Rhythm Method
Eugene C. Kennedy, in America Human Emerience (Mar. 27, 1976), 106 W. 56th St.,
New York, N.Y. 10019.
Kennedy, a Catholic priest and psychologist, argues that the old au- thoritarian Catholic culture is dying and that today's priest must find the meaning of his ministry from within human experience. "A well-developed personal identity is indispensable to effective pastoral min- istry," Kennedy writes, yet many priests continue to think of them- selves "in the third person,"...