Men In Black

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01A Place Apart19990315

In the first of three programmes, Rosemary Hartill explores daily life in Ushaw College, Co Durham, one of only five Roman Catholic seminaries in Britain today.

Built nearly 200 years ago, it was once home to hundreds of young men being trained as priest.

Today, the college struggles with small numbers and an uncertain future.

02Daily Bread19990322

It takes six years to become a Catholic priest.

In the second of three programmes, Rosemary Hartill meets some of the characters in and around Ushaw College, Co Durham, one of only five Roman Catholic seminaries in Britain today.

She discovers what is taught and why the graffiti is in Latin.

03 LASTGetting Married19990329

In the last of three programmes, Rosemary Hartill returns to Ushaw College, Co Durham for the climax of the college's year - the ordinations in the chapel.

She talks to staff and students about their hopes for the future.

She discovers more about the challenge of celibacy, including some dramatic news from one member of staff.