Pastor tools with possessions, though not with life’s work
May 29, 2015 - table lamp
Just weeks divided from retirement after 48 years in a Catholic priesthood, Msgr. Adam McClosky non-stop his closet doorway to find – amid dirt motes and memories – a heterogeneous treasures of a lifetime. There were a 12-by-16-inch needlepoint digest of Jesus soaking his apostles’ feet, a three-piece Waterford clear nativity, a Victorian unresolved oil lamp, a antique child’s rocking chair, and a mom of pearl board from a Holy Land with scenes from a Bible, a present from his late, dear aunt.