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Father Joe: the man who saved my soul

Like everything human, it started with sex.  In 1955, fourteen-year-old Tony found himself entangled with a married Catholic woman.  He was whisked off by the woman’s husband, terrified, to see a priest. Yet what he found was a far cry from the priests he’d known at Catholic school, where boys were beaten with belts. Instead, he met Father Joe, a gentle, stammering, ungainly Benedictine who believed that God was in everyone and that “the only sin was selfishness.”

A key comic writer of the past three decades, Tony Hendra has created an inspiring New York Times best-seller, a true story of finding faith, friendship, and family through the influence of a wise monk named Father Joseph Warrillow.

To find out more about this truly good man, click here.