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So, what does a priest become in retirement?

From Carole Palfrey

Sir, - I was most interested to learn that the Revd Philip Welsh ("Why I don't take services now", Comment, 25 July) has a largely empty diary as he embraces a retirement free of responsibility for the "cure of souls".

As he acclimatises himself to his new role as a member of the laity, could I perhaps issue a word of warning? His vision of the challenges ahead - adjusting to invisibility, relearning how to worship, finding a new way to say his ...

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