Kilians, I would like to once again thank God, Bishop Callahan, and all of you for the privilege of being able to serve as your pastor here for the last three years.

We all thank you Lord, for how youve used (name) here and what he means to us.

Jun 23, 2017 Farewell Letter to Parishes. .

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Youre a blessing to our church.

The word overseer is often translated bishop, and, as many of you know, shepherd is the same word as pastor. At first blush (no pun intended), Father seems somewhat shy. .

After three very joyous and rewarding years serving this community, the Archbishop has given me a new assignment.

4. I am a Catholic and love my priest so much. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly.

6232017. We need to be aware of this, because there are those who say that bishops and elders and.

He became a parish priest in Salford in 1981.

In the midst of these feelings the one thing that has remained constant is the feeling and awareness of deep gratitude in my prayer.

It&39;s all that. He was farewelled at 10 oclock Mass on 20 August followed by a morning tea.

. Often we expect of priests what we wouldnt even expect of new neighbors complete familiarity, which takes time and respect.

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in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.
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Father God in heaven, I come to you in prayer for (name), our priest.

I wish he could stay beyond that time but I understand he needs to go to where you are calling him to go.

. To the Archdiocese of Seattle for the opportunity, privilege of being able to serve as your Priest. Matthew 1128-29.

6232017. Jun 23, 2017 Farewell Letter to Parishes. He is departing from the parish in a few weeks. . .

I wish he could stay beyond that time but I understand he needs to go to where you are calling him to go.

We can give you nothing in return that even comes close to that. Joseph&39;s Parish, July 21, 2012.

may see in them the face of Jesus Christ.

FROM FR.

Joseph&39;s Parish, July 21, 2012.

The former things pass away.

IN THANKSGIVING FOR To God for the gift of holy Priesthood.