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Father Gregory Boyle: Tattoos on the Heart

Gregory Boyle is a Jesuit priest, has a wicked sense of humor and writes like Ann Lamott…only better. He has more tats than you can count but only because you can't see them...they're on his heart. His writing is peppered with an eclectic mix of quips from Dillard, Shelley, Borg, Gandhi, Eckert, Rumi and Jesus. Boyle can make you laugh out loud while blowing up your preconceptions with his insights into the character of God. He has faced down leukemia and the barrel of a gun. Boyle's parish of over 20 years is in the capital of the gang capital of America - aptly named Boyle Heights, L.A. Father "G," as he is affectionately known, is at home in the…
Bob Jones
July 29, 2015