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I live on the same block where I grew up. We belong to the same parish where I was baptized. Janesville is that kind of place.
If you have a priest that is pushing social justice, go find another parish. Go alert your bishop.
I just wanted to be an ordinary parish priest.
Once in my childhood I had been eager to learn Irish; I thought to get leave to take lessons from an old Scripture-reader who spent a part of his time in the parish of Killinane, teaching such scholars as he could find to read their own language in the hope that they might turn to the only book then being printed in Irish, the Bible.
Yes, I was a parish priest for five years. I was a curate in a large working class parish in Bristol and the Vicar of a village in Kent.
I once saw my mother playing Mary Magdalene in a parish event. But she had to put the role aside in order to go and front the choir who were singing at the same occasion. She left the stage halfway through the Crucifixion.
I wouldn't say the world is my parish, but my readers are my parish. And especially the readers that write to me. They're my parish. And it's a responsibility that I enjoy.
The pastor of a parish will typically have no education in the chant or in music, and he will hire the first music director who walks through the door.
My brothers went to the parish school, one of the best in the county.
Catherine Helen Spence
I have never had demands on me as acute as when I was a parish priest.
I look upon the whole world as my parish.
Numbers of snipes breed every summer in some moory ground on the verge of this parish.
The parish I live in is a very abrupt, uneven country, full of hills and woods, and therefore full of birds.
The parish of Selborne, by taking in so much of the forest, is a vast district.
Sunday afternoons at a parish center - or a community center - is familiar territory for me.
I am very much looking forward to being a parish priest.
I have always hoped that it might be possible to conclude my ministry as I had begun it, as a parish priest, and this I believe to be the call of God.
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