"When speaking with a
priest, how should I address him?"
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It is proper to
address a priest as "Father" or "Father ___ [insert the priest's last
name (e.g. Father Smith)]"
Although some in our
age may call a priest by his first name (e.g. "Father Bob"), this is less
respectful (and therefore should NOT be done). As a holy priest I know might
want to respond when asked by a layperson for his first name: "It's Father."
[Note: If you don't get it, think about it for a moment.]
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