when he saw him. He'd never been to church in his life. After Mass,
the priest caught up with him and said, "Murphy, I am so glad ye
decided to come to Mass. What made ye come?"
misplaced me hat and I really, really love that hat. I know that
McGlynn had a hat just like mine and I knew he came to church every
Sunday. I also knew that he had to take off his hat during Mass and
figured he would leave it in the back of church. So, I was going to
leave after Communion and steal McGlynn’s hat."
McGlynn's hat. What changed yer mind?" Murphy replied, "Well, after I
heard your sermon on the 10 Commandments, I decided that I didn’t need
to steal McGlynn's hat after all."
"After I talked about 'Thou Shalt Not
Steal’ ye decided ya would rather do without your hat than burn in Hell?"
Shalt Not Commit Adultery', I
remembered where I left me hat.”