Thursday, October 22, 2009
We all know about Fr. Jonathan Morris leaving the Legion
and going to an obscure parish in NY
From Old St Patrick's Parish Bulletin, 28 June, 2009:
Welcome, Fr. Jonathan Morris, LC
Fr. Morris will join our pastoral
team here at St. Patrick’s starting
July 1. While writing a new book
and continuing his work as a religion
commentator for Fox News
Channel, Fr. Morris will assist us for
six months or more with the celebration
of the sacraments, pastoral care
and special projects.
He will reside at Our Lady of
Loretto on Elizabeth Street.
Fr. Morris grew up in Cleveland,
Ohio. After obtaining a degree in
business at Franciscan University,
he entered the seminary at 21 years
of age to become a member of the Legionaries of Christ.
Among his accomplishments in 15 years of priesthood,: Vice-
Rector of his order’s seminary in Rome, advisor to the filming
of the Passion of the Christ and author of a book entitled, The
Promise: God's Purpose and Plan for When Life Hurts. Currently
he is a religion news commentator. Perhaps, you can
catch him on Fox News Channel (cable) before you get to
meet him in July.
Join us at a reception for Fr. Morris in the courtyard in front of