MAUREEN DOWD: Giving God’s gift of mercy

December 26, 2012 at 5:34 pm in Grand Forks Herald

When my friend Robin was dying, she asked me if I knew a priest she could talk to who would not be, as she put it, “too judgmental.” I knew the perfect man, a friend of our family, a priest conjured up out of an old black-and-white movie, the type who seemed not to exist anymore in a Catholic Church roiled by scandal. Continue Reading