Spirituality for Today – May 2010 – Volume 14, Issue 10

Our Authors

Rev. Raymond K. Petrucci

Rev. Raymond K. Petrucci was ordained for the Diocese of Bridgeport in 1973. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from St. Francis College in Loretto, Pennsylvania, a Master of Divinity from St. Mary Seminary and University in Baltimore, Maryland, and a Doctor of Ministry from the Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley in California.
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Sister Lou Ella Hickman, I.W.B.S.

Sr. Lou Ella Hickman has been a member of the Incarnate Word and Blessed Sacrament congregation since 1970. She is a teacher, librarian and parish minister as well as a freelance writer with some 200 articles and 200 poems published. Presently she works part time in religious retail.

Msgr. Frank C. Wissel, Doctor of Ministry (1938 - 2014)

Msgr. Wissel was founding director of the St. Maximilian Kolbe Houle of Studies for boys in Bridgeport and was Pastor at St. Mary Church in Greenwich, Connecticut for 17 years. Msgr. Frank C. Wissel passed away on June 19, 2014 at the age of 76, 1 week after retiring as Pastor at St. Mary Church.

Betty Hill

Betty Mae Gallimore Hill was born in 1934 at Fayetteville, WV. She was educated in the public school systems of both West Virginia and Kentucky. Her dad was a local coal mining electrician and the family moved from place to place as new mines were open. Betty inherited her love for rhyming from her grandfather. Betty married at 19 and has two sons and one daughter, five grandchildren, two step grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Betty currently resides in Central Florida.