The Father Who Didn't Know My Name

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Coy Publishing, 2006 - Biography & Autobiography - 49 pages
This is a true story of my beloved father's Alzheimer's disease. The Father Who Didn't Know My Name is told through the hurting eyes of his youngest son, myself, who is a Catholic priest. The book opens with the shock of my Dad's being lost, while the writer is in another state. Where DO you find your 78 year old, widowed, former firefighting father on a rainy night in New York City? The second part, "Reflections From the Twilight Zone," contais my struggle with the felt absence of God.

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Contents

Acknowledgments
1
The Old Telephone
15
Screams of Anger
31
Epilogue
47
Copyright

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The author is an ordained Catholic priest for 20 years. He has given workshops and retreats on Healing in such diverse places as Bronx Community College, N.Y.C.; Perth, Australia; Ireland; and the Philippines. His academic accomplishments include a Pontifical Degree in Fundamental Theology from Rome and a Masters in Media Studies from the New School for Social Research in N.Y.

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