Father Jim Puglisi, SA, attended this year’s workshop, which was held May 3-6 at Christ Cathedral in Orange, California. The workshop kicked off a busy month of May for Father Jim, who will be participating in many more ecumenical activities.
The gardener who spoke softly to the grieving Mary Magdalen in the garden. The stranger who walked with the despairing Disciples on the road to Emmaus. The appearance that startled the fearful Apostles hiding behind closed doors in the upper room.
Brother Paolo Nicosia, SA, discussed the Friars’ ecumenical and social ministries and much more in a recent interview with the Engaging Franciscan Wisdom podcast, in an episode titled, “Building Peace Wherever We Are: From Assisi to the World.”
She’s the friendly voice you hear greeting you on the WHUD morning radio show and on Thursday, May 12, she will once again be the Master of Ceremonies at the 13th Annual Sunset on the Hudson cocktail party.
On Sunday, May 1, Christ the Redeemer celebrated its 50th anniversary. The Friars helped found the Church in 1972, and spent 46 years of ministry at the parish. There, they facilitated countless sacramental rites and taught Servant of God Father Paul Wattson’s message that all may be one.
The Friars gave updates on restoration projects across the Holy Mountain and the state of their ministries.
Each year the Church celebrates Doubting Thomas Day. It is a rough day for the Apostle. Not only does the poor fellow miss out on Jesus’ first appearance to His Disciples, but he tells them that they must have dreamed it, and the only way he will believe Jesus has risen is to put his fingers into the wounds of Calvary.