Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Truth Is Stranger #108: Poker Playing Priest-Palooza

A South Carolina priest missed the $1 million top prize in a poker tournament to be televised this weekend but he won $100,000 for his church and he hopes his participation gives viewers a "fun twist" on their perceptions of the priesthood.
--Yes, you too can turn the practice of being calmly straight-faced in the confessional into big bucks through professional poker!

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1 comment:

Bro. Dave said...

Maybe it's just me (a non-Catholic), but do parishioners really want their perception of the priesthood given a "fun twist"? Does Rev. Trapp perhaps need to revisit the meaning of "priesthood"?