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By Natalie Romano 

 The Mass has been said, the parishioners have gone home, and the Roman collar comes off. Now what does a priest do? We take a look in our ongoing series “Holy Hobbies.” Learn about the hidden talents and trades of our Diocesan fathers. Could one of them be yours? Find out as we meet a shepherd that’s a shutterbug.      

 If the President-Elect visits our Diocese, expect Father Vincent Connor to be there. Like many others he’ll have his camera propped up and poised. But not for a selfie, something far more serious...his vast collection of Presidential photographs. 

Read more: Photographer priest reflects on his life of pictures

By Natalie Romano


CATHEDRAL CITY
The Mass been said, the parishioners have gone home, and the Roman collar comes off. Now what does a priest do? We take a look in our ongoing series “Holy Hobbies.” Learn about the hidden talents and trades of our Diocesan fathers. Could one of them be yours? Find out as we meet a priest that paints. 

 “Your whole body wants to paint. It’s not just the head and heart.” 

 When inspiration strikes, Father Luis Guido doesn’t hesitate. 

Read more: Cathedral City pastor paints from the heart

By Natalie Romano

 The Mass has been said, the parishioners have gone home, and the Roman collar comes off. Now what does a priest do? We take a look at just that in our series “Holy Hobbies.” Learn about the hidden talents and trades of our priests. Could one of them be yours? Find out as we continue with Musical Men of the Cloth.


 Walking down the halls of the Nazareth House Retirement Home, you might be surprised to hear the electronic beats of a keyboard. No, it’s not a visiting entertainer or a resident’s grandchild, it’s retired priest, and musician, Father Edward McGuinness.

Read more: Musical priests speak ‘language of the spirit’

 The Mass has been said, the parishioners have gone home, and the Roman collar comes off. Now what does a priest do? We take a look in our new series “Holy Hobbies.” Learn about the hidden talents and trades of our priests. Could one of them be yours? This month we look at priests who build.

By Natalie Romano


 He may be a man of the cloth but you could also call him the Man of Steel. Give Father John Fahnestock some metal and he’s on a mission.

Read more: Priests build for fun and faith

The Mass has been said, the parishioners have gone home, and the Roman collar comes off. Now what does a priest do? We take a look in our new series “Holy Hobbies.” Learn about the hidden talents and trades of our Diocesan fathers. Could one of them be yours? Find out as we begin with clergy that cook.

By Natalie Romano


 “It’s nice to use my hands since all day I use my head.” explains Father David Andel, J.C.L., Diocesan Judicial Vicar.

Read more: Priests hone cooking talents for taste, entertainment and health