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diary of a country priest


I am summoning up the courage to read Georges Bernanos’ The Diary of a Country Priest again.  Proper reading for Passiontide.

Why does it need courage to read?  It cuts to the heart:

“To cultivate clever people is merely a way of dining out, and a priest has no right to go out to dinner in a world full of starving people.”


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I’ve never read it unfortunately, but I’ve seen the movie. It’s really good, though I have to follow subtitles

Comment by larry trasciatti

it’s definitely worth reading the book

Comment by pilgrimpace

Thanks I can certainly believe that

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