Tom McGettrick is a priest of the Diocese of Corpus Christi, Texas. Born in Ireland, he is the second of fifteen children. He has lived in Texas since his ordination in 1956, apart from three years spent as missionary in Mexico. He holds a Masters Degree in Education from Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio and a Masters Degree in Psychology from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio. His hobbies are reading, golf, tennis, and walking.
Father McGettrick is currently the Vicar for Priests in the Diocese of Corpus Christi and the pastor of St. Andrew by the Sea Parish on Padre Island.
This book gives one hundred and one incidents for which I am thankful. Most are anecdotes about people to whom I owe so much. Interspersed with these anecdotes are passages from the Bible or great writings, which also inspired and continue to inspire me.