What an awesome idea! I hope more priests do this!
He explained that he promised a dying priest he would do this. He added that during one flight, he heard confessions for three hours straight!
Here’s his tweet below:
His full tweet reads, “I always fly in my collar because of a promise made to a dying priest. During one layover in Atlanta, I heard confessions for about three hours straight in one of the smoking lounges. It was awesome.”
His tweet responded to Diocese of Baton Rouge priest Fr. Brad Doyle’s post, which reads, “Flying with my clerics on is one of my favorite activities, but you better be an extrovert when you do it!”
The tweet generated several responses. Here’s what some people said:
This user said, “Father, very touching.”
Another user said, “That’s a beautiful promise and an amazing gesture. It’s such a divine blessing to be able to give comfort and liberation to a tormented soul. Bless, you, father!”
This user added, “What a beautiful witness for Christ. May Our Lord always watch over you and Our Lady hold you under Her mantle and protect you.”
This user added, “Thank you Father for being such a good witness! Deo Gratias.”
Yes, thank you, Fr. Hilderbrand!