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Question: Should we use nicknames to address our priests and each other?
No - 4 (16%)
No, but I will not say never if a person requests that. - 10 (40%)
Undecided - 2 (8%)
Most likely - 7 (28%)
Always - 2 (8%)
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« Reply #90 on: August 11, 2014, 02:50:49 AM »

I address parishioners and priests the way they introduce themselves to me.

This advice is applicable to every area in life. I see no reason to modify it in Church. I don't feel our doctrine or Liturgy is being threatened if "Fr. Thomas" prefers to be called "Fr. Tom."
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« Reply #91 on: August 11, 2014, 11:45:49 AM »

Do you call your priest "honey?"    Shocked Shocked Shocked

Yes. If that's his name.
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« Reply #92 on: August 12, 2014, 08:55:27 PM »

My priest in Dayton is Father Ted. Calling him Father Theodore would just feel weird.
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