The Loney - Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

Andrew Michael Hurley
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Father Wilfred became increasingly distraught and distant over the next several months, and the group did not return to the Loney. Three years later, Father Wilfred died and a new priest, Father Bernard McGill, was assigned to the parish. Father Bernard attended a reception on the presbytery lawn and was a friendly, outgoing person who talked to each of the parishioners. The bishop remarked that Father Bernard was very successful at his previous parish and encouraged many younger people to attend church, further mentioning that he would like the new priest to take the congregation on an Easter retreat. Mummer responded that some of the older members of the parish would oppose the idea, but she was very interested and wanted to pursue it further.

A few weeks later, Mummer held a meeting about the potential retreat. Mr. and Mrs. Belderboss attended with their...

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