They had chatted about the Yankees, about life at home. He was an aged, holy Irish priest from the old school. The boy was a young altar server who enjoyed their conversations. And when he heard that the old priest had died of a massive heart attack, he was overcome with emotion.
Hear the story by Fr. Joseph Eddy, and his reflections about the priesthood, at Great Catholic Homilies,
"Through our priests, we live a supernatural life."