Spirituality for Today – Summer 2017 – Volume 21, Issue 5

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.

Pam Aherne

Pam Aherne was a prodigal and convert over 30 years ago and is a retired teacher of students who have severe learning difficulties. A Legion of Mary and the Diocesan Rep for Our Lady's Catechists, she serves the poorest of the poor in Manchester as a co-worker with the Missionary of Charity Brothers.

Yolanda Cohen, Poet Laureate

Yolanda Cohen was born in 1931 at Fayetteville, West Virginia. Yolanda's writings include poetry, music and song lyrics, religious works of music and text for three Passion Plays, Radio and Television commercials and scripts, speech writing, numerous magazine and newspaper articles, children stories and plays. She is published in numerous books and Anthologies. She is married to James Cohen (known as Jimmy by his fans) and has six children.