Deacon Jack was very grateful. Of the 1,400 people at that Mass, it’s highly probable that I’m the only one who said anything.
And because our Family is always one of the last to leave, Jack and I had an unhurried conversation. “What did you do for real work?”, I asked.
Deacon Jack gave his answer which included Sales and some other stuff I don’t recall. But the memorable thing he did in his career, to me, is that he was the Orange County Commissioner for eight years, starting in 1971, the year Walt Disney World opened.
Talk about politics and religion! His Faith must have been tested many times, and not only that, it probably still is. Just like you and me.