But that kid from Podunk, now unloading freight at the big-box store, is a universe away from Oxford and a Capuchin friar buddy.
Meier, who has the round face and thinning pate of a friar, is as close to a celebrity as you can find in the videogame world.
Much later a friend who was a Capuchin friar held for Marlantes an effective healing Mass for the Dead at Old Mission Santa Inez.
His first theater role was as friar Laurence in a UVA production of Romeo and Juliet.
He wore the hooded brown habit and sandals of a Franciscan Capuchin friar.
Nevertheless he reverently greeted the friar and bade him be seated.
I asked, in a whisper, of my dear love, when the friar had ceased and turned away from us.
The friar was at hand to release Juliet from her tomb the very instant after the fatal phial had been emptied.
"Nay," said the friar's deep, hollow voice, as he lifted a reassuring hand.
Without any further preamble the priest took a seat near the fire by the side of the Capuchin friar.
late 13c., from Old French frere "brother, friar" (9c.), originally the mendicant orders (Franciscans, Augustines, Dominicans, Carmelites), who reached England early 13c., from Latin frater "brother" (see brother).