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Re: Hallelujah! Let me introduce myself.

From:Peter Bleackley <peter.bleackley@...>
Date:Friday, October 1, 2004, 8:56
Staving Charlie Brickner:
>My undying thanks to all who helped me overcome this obstacle. > >I am a 63-year-old Catholic priest and the pastor of 3 small parishes >in the Blue Ridge Mtns. of VA. I have had a love of languages & >linguistics since I was a child. I can remember checking out grammar >books from the library as early as the fifth grade. My first formal >contact was with Latin in high school. I was an R.N. before entering >the seminary & "did time" in the army (Germany) and the Peace Corps >(Honduras). I now hold a B.A. in English, a B.A. in natural science, >an M.A. in comparative religions, & TONS of theology credits. I have >credits in Latin, Greek, Hebrew, German, French, Italian, & a minor >in Spanish. I can also read Portuguese. My serious dabblings >include Dutch, Japanese, Swahili, & Malay.
Welcome to the list Father - I'm sorry I didn't reply to your email to me personally, as I don't tend to reply to emails from people don't already know. However, I did forward it on to John Cowan. Pete