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By Morris Fraser, Northwest Florida Daily News, Fort Walton Beach Knight Ridder/Tribune Business News
May 9--Father John Licari picks his plastic water bottle from his desk while asking a visitor if he would like something to drink. He mishandles the open bottle, which spills over the office carpet.
"Well," he mutters good-humoredly. "There it is, on the floor."
Licari is a combination of confidence and a certain searching.
Contradictions wear well on the 49-year-old newly ordained priest. Dressed in the standard black clothes and white collar of a parish pastor, his curly salt-and-pepper hair and residual Long Island accent hint at his previous life.
A former rock and roll band member and songwriter, he forsook touring …