Fr John Abberton

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Gender MALE
Occupation Catholic Priest
Location Heckmondwike, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Introduction I was born in Sheffield and brought up in Halifax, Yorkshire.I was trained at Ushaw College, attended Durham University and was ordained in 1975. I am a member of the Marian Movement of Priests and a Secular Carmelite(ocds). I am also a reader of "True Life in God"
Interests Reading, Art (painting etc), Classical Music, Cinema, History, The Yorkshire Dales
Favorite Movies The Apartment, The Searchers, The Reluctant Saint, Warlock, The Quiet Man, Rio Grande, Going My Way, The Keys of the Kingdom, Shane, It's a Wonderful Life, Most of the films of John Ford and Frank Capra, and anything with the Marx Brothers or Laurel and Hardy.
Favorite Music 19th Century French Classical, Elgar, Bruckner, Bach, Schubert, Chopin, Puccini, American show music (Rogers & Hammerstein and Jerome Kern)
Favorite Books The Imitation of Christ, Pride and Prejudice, Story of a Soul, Lord of the Rings, The Biography of St. Alphonsus, Postcard from the Volcano, Fatherless, Motherless, the books of John Guy (Historian)Robert Goddard and P.D. James(thrillers)and John Le Carre, the books of Thomas Eidson.