Retiring priest

A cow-orker shared this one with me:

A priest was being honored at his retirement dinner after 25 years in the parish. A leading local politician and member of the congregation was chosen to make the presentation and give a little speech at the dinner. He was delayed, so the priest decided to say his own few words while they waited.

“I got my first impression of the parish from the first confession I heard here. I thought I had been assigned to a terrible place. The very first person who entered my confessional told me he had stolen a television set and, when questioned by the police, was able to lie his way out of it. He had stolen money from his parents, embezzled from his employer, had an affair with his boss’s wife, taken illegal drugs, and gave VD to his sister. I was appalled. But as the days went on I knew that my people were not all like that and I had, indeed, come to a fine parish full of good and loving people.”…..

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Nerds in MMO land

This is over 8 minutes long, but if you want to see just how absorbing massively multiplayer games are to those of us who play them (and how pathetic we are for getting so into the games), check out this American Dad clip on Youtube.

[tags]MMOs and their affect on nerds[/tags]