Power Plant Catholic Calibrating Cathodic Protection

A great blog about being Catholic in a predominantly Protestant area.

Power Plant Men

It was no secret at the Coal-fired Power Plant in North Central Oklahoma that I was Catholic.  When I was a summer help and working on the labor crew, I wore a large crucifix under my tee shirt.  I had worn the crucifix since I was 13 years old.

When I joined the electric shop I had to take it off.  Electricians should not wear any kind of metal jewelry for the obvious reason that if it were to come into contact with a “hot” circuit, the effect would be the same as if I wrapped the live electric wire around my neck.  In other words…  I could easily have been electrocuted.

In place of the crucifix, I wore a Scapular instead.  Wearing a cord around my neck was unsafe enough, but it didn’t take much for the cord to break away from the piece of cloth on either end.

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