View Full Version : Father O'Malley

05-22-2004, 08:21 AM
Father O'Malley rose from his bed. It was a fine spring day in his new
Washington, DC parish. He walked to the window of his bedroom to get a
deep breath of the beautiful day outside. He then noticed there was a
jackass lying dead in the middle of his front lawn. He promptly called
the US Senate for assistance. The conversation went like this: "Good
morning. This is Senator Kerry. How might I help you?" "And the best of
the day te yerself. This is Father O'Malley at St.Brigid's. There's a
jackass lying dead in me front lawn. Would ye be so kind as to send a
couple o' yer lads to take care of the matter?" Senator Kerry,
considering himself to be quite a wit, replied with a smirk, "Well now
Father, it was always my impression that you people took care of last
rites!" There was dead silence on the line for a long moment. Father
O'Malley then replied: "Aye, that's certainly true, but we are also
obliged to notify the next of kin.