November 21, 2005

Naive adoration; a lifetime of pain

The News Journal

The News Journal
Father Edward B. Carley walked into the fourth-grade classroom at St. Ann's Catholic School in Wilmington and 10-year-old Johnny Dougherty felt a surge of hope.

The nuns had prepared the class for the visit from two new priests at the parish -- Carley and the Rev. Paul Fallers. And John thought it a most welcome change to have a man at the front of the classroom.

"It was like Jesus was coming through the door," he said.

Posted by kshaw at November 21, 2005 05:54 AM