There is much bad news in the press today about a Waterbury, CT priest who appears to have failed his community in just about every way possible. By chance I came upon the story of another Waterbury, CT priest who ran his race a little better. I thought it might be worth sharing for those folks in Waterbury tempted to throw in the towel just now.
"More than 900 men died on 31 July 1945, when the USS Indianapolis, was torpedoed and sunk in the Philippine Sea. Bill Milhomme tells the story of US Navy Chaplain, Fr Thomas Conway, who stayed in the water for three nights praying with survivors, until he died. . . . " Read the rest here from the UK's Independent Catholic News.