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To: RFT1

"One is mid-40s, a former actor and standup comic"

Should keep the congregation's attention at homily time. No mumbling or er's and um's for him!


5 posted on 05/30/2005 12:42:24 PM PDT by pa mom
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To: pa mom

reminds me of a new priest my former parish had, shortly before I left. He was in his early 40s and had just been ordained. Previously he had worked in the corporate world. His homilies sounded just like a sales pitch one would hear in a boardroom. I almost expected a projection screen to drop from the ceiling and the priest to start up a power point presentation. This was actually a good thing! This priest was very orthodox and very on fire for Christ. His business-world styled homilies caught one's attention and presented the Gospel in a clear, unambiguous way. I left the parish soon after he arrived, not because of him, but because my family moved away.


14 posted on 05/31/2005 10:34:21 AM PDT by sassbox
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