Date: Fri, 09 May 1997 13:40:58 +0600
A farmer named Muldoon lived alone in the Irish countryside
except for a pet dog he doted on. The dog finally died and
Muldoon went to the parish priest, saying "Father, the dog is
dead. Could you possibly be saying a mass for the poor
Father Patrick told the farmer "No, we can't have services for
an animal in the church, but I'll tell you what, there's a new
domination down the road apiece, and no telling what they
believe in, but maybe they'll do something for the animal."
Muldoon said "I'll go right now. By the way, do you think
$50,000 is enough to donate for the service?"
Father Patrick replied "Why didn't you tell me the dog was