Father Findley is the head of St. Michael’s, the Catholic church from which Owen Meany removed and vandalized the statue of Mary Magdalene. Father Dingley kindly forgives Owen for mutilating the statue and tries to help his case with college admissions, since Randolph White is trying to have all of Owen’s offers rescinded.
Father Findley Character Timeline in A Prayer for Owen Meany
The timeline below shows where the character Father Findley appears in A Prayer for Owen Meany. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 7: The Dream
Chapter 8: The Finger
...shaped to look as if the statue is rising from the grave. Owen says Father Findley is pleased by it, while Hester thinks it’s disturbing—she’s fed up with Owen’s preoccupation with... (full context)
Chapter 9: The Shot
...Coach Chickering is there, and Buzzy Thurston’s parents, who recently buried their own son. Father Findley and Mrs. Hoyt are there; the Wiggins are not. A unit of the New Hampshire... (full context)