He says, “So what’s bothering you, Mary my dear?”
She replies, “Oh, Father, I’ve got terrible news. My husband passed away last night.”
Without hesitation, the priest says, “Oh, Mary, that’s terrible. Tell me, Mary, did he have any last requests?”
“That he did, Father.”, Mary manages to get out.
“Well, what did he ask, Mary?” asked the priest kindly.
She sniffs. “He said, ‘Please Mary, put down that damn gun…'”