Spirituality for Today – September 2012 – Volume 17, Issue 2

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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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.

Gerard-Marie Anthony

Gerard-Marie has written numerous articles about such topics as the priesthood, dignity of life, and importance of the apostolate for magazines such as Immaculate Heart Messenger and Lay Witness. He is a member of a Marian apostolic group known as the Legion of Mary and resides in Virginia where he is a high school religion teacher.

Patricia Sylvia Dickinson

Patricia Sylvia Dickinson is a published Poet and write of spiritual and patriotic stories and articles. She resides in Slidell, Louisiana, 30 miles from New Orleans, Louisiana, her native home.