, the core of your priesthood - the core of your life - has been to make the word of Jesus believable," said Father Paul, who delivered a brief sermon in his brother's honor from the pulpit.
...The hour-long service was a reflection of what Montminy has brought to the parish since becoming pastor in 1988, said Father Marc Gagne, pastor of Immaculate Conception Church in Nashua.
is very much a visionary, and in that vision he
has a great respect for the tradition as well as a vision for the future," said Gagne
The service combined elements of both, from the formal procession with incense and candles, to the hymns of praise led by a dozen singers accompanied by electric guitars and a rock 'n' roll beat.
"What's good about Father Marc
is that he's
a real person.
If there's a church function and the bathrooms need cleaning, Father Marc's
on his hands and knees scrubbing toilets, along with the rest of us," said Goody.