Recollections of My Life and Reflections on Times and Events During It: A Memoir by Father W. J. Howlett

Preaches homily at the Cathedral in Denver, CO

"I sang the high mass on my first Sunday in Denver, so I must preach on my second Sunday. This I did to my complete dissatisfaction. I felt that all eyes were upon me and all ears were open to hear what I would say. I know they hoped for the best, as I was considered a home boy, and all I can say is that I tried to do my best, but my best was poor enough. The high mass satisfied the choir on the previous Sunday, and that was a compliment to me, for I was sort of a chorus boy in that choir ten years before."

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