Liturgical Weeds (Part 2) (In which I eat crow)
In my earlier piece I assumed he had written it - it was in the bulletin after all - and that these observations were his.
He told me he had not written the piece nor had he selected it for inclusion in the bulletin. He chastised me - quite correctly - for saying that he had written it without checking with him first.
He was right to be upset - and to chastise me.
I should not have assumed he wrote it. I certainly should have checked with him first. As a former journalist, I should have known better. As a parishioner, I should have given him more respect. As Christian, I should not have been so quick to assume and judge.
Again: Sorry Father.