Dog owner: “Father, my dog is dead. Could ya’ say a mass for the poor creature?”
Father Lawrence: “I’m afraid not. We cannot have services for an animal in the church. But there are some Baptists down the lane, and there’s no tellin’ what they believe. Maybe they’ll do something for your dog.”
Dog owner: “I’ll go right away Father. Do ya’ think $5,000 is enough to donate to them for the service?”
Father Lawrence: “Sweet Mary, Mother of Jesus! Why didn’t ya tell me the dog was Catholic?