Well, I was a very faithful altar boy at Holy Face Church, and we had a pastor, Morgan Downey, who thought I should be a priest, and convinced me I should go to a minor seminary. I don’t think we have minor seminaries anymore, but these were high schools where young men went to do their high school education, and they were sort of prep schools for the seminary. And I survived there pretty well for three and a half years, and then the devil got into me, and from being a perfect student, well on his way to becoming a perfect priest, I started getting in trouble, and they decided I didn’t have the aptitude to be a priest. I think the aptitude was obedience. I wasn’t that obedient. So then I came back to St. Mary’s and did my last semester of high school at St. Mary’s Academy in Leonardtown, which at that time was primarily a girl’s school, but they had been letting boys in. In my senior class we had nine boys, just enough for a baseball team.
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