He welcomed his dad back to the family after 40 years sojourn outside the country.
The family loves and respects you both in family and outside family.”
“You are also welcome Reverend Tony the family both internal and external loves and respects you this is your vocation we have to respect it our doors are open.
She praised the family for accepting late Maama and brother Tony’ decision;
“God knows best he accepts Tony who are we not to do so? The family understands they respect and love each other.”
“I was given a vocation to come and visit the family it’s a good coincidence to come and also found my father who has gone for 40 years sojourn to come back home.” Tony prayed for all of them.
“You are a Church property but we are happy that you do not forget us.”
“Being a reverend is good for the family in fact it draws us closer to God and to one another.”
“All the same I am very happy all my family will attend my wedding including Tony I don’t want ‘no’ for an answer. Am I right brother Tony?”
“Of course yes I’ll be here.”
At the Monastery
He is discipline he always advices Tony.
“As the eldest son you have to show bright example and be very aware of George he is indiscipline and should not be here.”
He found George like this as he was indiscipline, womanizer and alcoholic he is everything a reverend should not be Tony has to speak to him to advise him;
“What you are doing is not good if you go down all of us will do so, you drink, womanizes and thieves what should I do in all these circumstances? If I report you, you will term me bad if I don’t I’ll go down with you if you don’t stop I’ll not have no choice you have to advice yourself.”
“Tony you are very kind but George will incrimate you George is indiscipline and Father Superior is getting a lot of complaint from your quarters and you are not reporting it.”
“I have done everything but he is not bulging he refused to change himself.”
“What he is doing is not good for the Parish. The ball is in your court report him you cannot influence him he is on the part of destruction.”
“I’ll help him through prayers.”
“Is George not beyond redemption?”
“Are you giving up on him? There is nothing that Prayers cannot do.”
He came again and asked for George;
“Where is George?”
“I do not see him I phone but he refused to pick.”
He came back drunk he refused to answer to Tony.
In the morning Tony woke him up but he refused to get up;
“It is morning are you not going for morning mass?”
“it was a hectic night I did not sleep until after mid night.”
“I am ashamed to call you my roommate.”
He mocked at him;
“What sort of man are you sleep, bed and go to church? Don’t you have feeling for the opposite sex? Don’t you masturbate?”
“May God forgive your sins and deliver you I would not answer you.”
“I blame my mother I was not caught out for priesthood I have a sweet lady I move along with I would not leave her for anything.
She is preparing for her wedding she picked black shoes and asked her fiancé
“How do you think how do I look in the black shoes?”
“Darling I am at your service whatever makes you happy is good for me.”
“How many people are we going to invite to our wedding?”
“At least 40 for the reception ‘Taaka’ can be open to society.”
“We have a lot of connection daddy is a businessman I can 50 – 60 for the Reception ‘Taaka’ to be open as you said.”
“Okay as you wish, your wish is my command.”
Out of Limit
George brought his woman to their house Tony was outrageous;
“You have gone off limit bring your girl to our house? Out of my sight before I do something I’ll regret.”
Charles is giving their father a tough time he went to him;
“Tony Goswell is going to be a Priest you have to write an undertaking that I’ll be crown your first son with all the privileges accorded to the first son.”
“It is not necessary if Tony Goswell becomes a priest automatically he forfeits his title and you’ll become my first son.”
“I am not convince write it on paper to make it official.”
To be Cont.