Fr. Michael Messaro, M.SS.CC. Celebrates 50th Jubilee
Fr. Michael Messaro, M.SS.CC.
On Sunday, April 15, Confreres, friends, family and parishioners gathered at St. Mary’s Church in Fairfield, PA to celebrate the 50th anniversary of ordination to the priesthood of Fr. Michael Messaro, M.SS.CC. Fr. Messaro was ordained on March 30, 1968 after completion of his studies at the Propagation of the Faith Pontifical University in Rome. He also attained a Master of Divinity and a Master of Arts in Biblical Studies at St. Charles Seminary in Philadelphia, PA.
He previously served as Associate Pastor, Our Lady of Sorrows Church, Linwood, NJ and Pastor at Our Lady of FatimaMt. Carmel in Camden, NJ. He was appointed as Pastor of St. Mary’s, Fairfield and St. Rita’s, Blue Ridge Summit, PA in 1992 and served until his retirement in 2015.
Fr. Mike resides at the Missionaries of the Sacred Hearts’ House of Studies in Fairfield. He remains active in the pastoral ministries of the Fairfield Community of the Missionaries of the Sacred Hearts.