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Father Ray Kelly: ‘Everybody Hurts (Britains's Got Talent)

A Catholic priest brought judges to tears last weekend, following his audition on the national TV talent show.
Holy Cannoli
UPDATE
Fr. Ray told The Irish Sun that he may take a year off from his parish in Oldcastle, Co Meath to pursue singing. “I’m hoping I would be given a year off to sing. I’ll be 29 years a priest this summer. I would love to try and pursue the music.” Link
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This is a win-win-win. Fr. Ray gets to go on the singing tour that he desires (Every priest'…More
UPDATE
Fr. Ray told The Irish Sun that he may take a year off from his parish in Oldcastle, Co Meath to pursue singing. “I’m hoping I would be given a year off to sing. I’ll be 29 years a priest this summer. I would love to try and pursue the music.” Link
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This is a win-win-win. Fr. Ray gets to go on the singing tour that he desires (Every priest's dream after ordination, right?) while the prospects of this boring no-talent leaving his parish for one year caused his parishioners to celebrate. In addition, the shylocks in the music industry get to make a few bucks on the back of a mixed up Catholic priest.
sunalos
And a huge YES from me Fr Kelly! Wonderful rendition and hope you make the final. Thank God for your great voice! Good on you for entering the show
Jim Dorchak
Not very complimentary of the Church. Sorry...........
mccallansteve
Hey , look at me and tell me how great I am. Did you know I was on , Britain's Got Talent? I'm so wonderful. Get back to saving souls, Father.
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The name of the show is "Britain's Got Talent" not "Britain's Got Courage." If prizes were given for courage while disregarding singing talent, he would definitely get my vote.
aderito
He was not briliant ,and he is not going to be a Pavoroti ,but he carried the song ok ,and he was corageous in going to the talent show ,we should not be so fast in pointing fingers ,,he just went there to sing a song
Holy Cannoli
His singing is flat, boring and not at all melodious. If, as a cleric, you “must” show off your talent, be prepared for critics to point out your inadequacy. If he were not given special consideration because he's a priest, the hook would have yanked this phony off the stage within 15 seconds. The useless judges, including the trained monkey Simon, gave him a pass as if they were intensely …More
His singing is flat, boring and not at all melodious. If, as a cleric, you “must” show off your talent, be prepared for critics to point out your inadequacy. If he were not given special consideration because he's a priest, the hook would have yanked this phony off the stage within 15 seconds. The useless judges, including the trained monkey Simon, gave him a pass as if they were intensely gazing into the face of angel while he 'sang.' (spit)

Note the difference.
pmfji
Sorry - but what is a Catholic Priest doing on a tv talent show
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