Personally, I don't know a single parish priest that comes close. Although, I do know some religious order priests that keep in touch with their friends, like JPII. Why?
Once, when I was in the abbey, alone in prayer, I was asking God for inspiration. I needed a speaker for a women's club. I listened for an answer. I heard the door open. I looked up and saw my favorite parish priest walk in. THANK YOU JESUS!
We smiled at each other and I approached him and told him that I was praying for a speaker and he walked in--the answer to my prayers. He was in my parish last year and was transferred, so I knew everyone would enjoy seeing him again. He sadly told me it was against the rules to associate with former parishioners.
?????? I'm not sure that's exactly true, but have you ever heard anything so wrongheaded? Thank God for priests like Karol Wojtyla.