24 April 2013

What do you say when someone thinks you're dead?

Yesterday, one of our seminarians who is on internship in Effingham shared with me a conversation he had recently with a first grader:
Me: "oh wow what a neat picture! and you were baptized by Father Daren!"
Her: "Yeah he was so nice, I was really sad when my Mom told me he died."
Me: "died?"
Her: "yeah a couple years ago, I was really sad."
Me: "Oh! He didn't die, he just moved! Father Daren is alive and well and was just here on Sunday! Maybe you will get to see him soon!"
Her: (with a giant smile) "That makes me so happy!!!!"
I was glad to learn that not all of the first graders think I'm dead. 

1 comment:

  1. In the words of Monty Python, "I'm not dead yet!"