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Thursday, November 1, 2012

Fr. King finally laid to rest

After the storm and its aftermath forced postponement for the burial of Father King, a small group gathered for the simple ceremony. The grave first needed to be drained of water, an apt gesture for our cruise-loving priest.

One of the grounds crew, new to the staff, mentioned he had met a Maryknoller who served as chaplain on cruises and who took pictures. When we pointed out that the grave he had dug was for that same priest, he was visibly saddened.

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