Linwood, New Jersey                                    Fall 2001                                                       Page 2

(continues form page 1)
Indeed the priesthood has become more challenging as Catholics seem to stray ever farther from the teachings of the church.  Please keep the faces of these young men in your thoughts and prayers that they may discern the path God has called them to follow…and that they may follow it with wisdom, perseverance and humility of heart.

Bro. Gabriel (1st on left) and Bro. Mariano (3rd from left) join the priests and Br. Javier after the profession ceremony.

Peter, Fidelis and Joseph on the grounds of Villa Pieta.

Students Peter DiTomasso, Fidelis Ikefuama and Joseph Welsh share ideas as they study in the Library of the Novitiate (Villa Pieta)  in Linwood NJ.

Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus celebrated in Linwood.
   Most Rev. Nicholas DiMarzio, Bishop of the Camden Diocese joined the Missionaries of the Sacred Hearts, pastors of area parishes and over 200 attendees in celebrating and outdoor Mass on June 22, Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus at the Shrine of the Sacred Hearts in Linwood, NJ.  The Mass is the first of a Novena of Masses in honor of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary to be offered by the Missionaries for the intentions of their friends and benefactors.

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio, (center) is joined by Fr. Anthony Patrizio, M.SS.CC., members of the congregation and local clergy in celebrating opening Mass of the Novena of Masses in honor of the Sacred Hearts on June 22 at Villa Pieta.