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Parishioners at St. Bernard’s enjoyed his sense of humor Print
Letters to the editor
Thursday, Dec. 23, 2010 -- 1:00 AM

To the editor:

When he was pastor of St. Bernard Parish in Madison, we were often treated to Bishop George Wirz’s unique sense of humor in getting a point made. Our yearly “money talk” consisted of a three-minute egg timer and however much he could say until it ran out, even when he was stopped mid-sentence!

Always health conscious, he walked in our neighborhood until so many people were stopping him to talk that he had to resort to walking in circles in the church parking lot.

One year at the parish Mardi Gras dance, he joined the festivities and dressed as a court jester.

Ann and Larry Esser, Madison