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Eulogies at Funerals

Fr. Dwight Longenecker has to start coming out of his shell and say what he really thinks.

A friend of mine called recently to vent about the awfulness of his parish. He attended a funeral where, instead of the homily, gave a pretty lame eulogy about the deceased. The poor woman was not actually a very pleasant or sociable individual, and of course Fr Folkmass went on and on about how popular she was. Then he invites the family to say a few words about the dear departed and nobody can think of anyone to say. My friend was cringing as the old duck's brother stood up and told a couple of childhood stories about how the departed dealt with her weight problem. So it went from bad to worse.
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