Diocesan News

Glendale Hosts Padre Pio Celebration


The St. Padre Pio Cluster Celebration at St. Pancras, Glendale, was held Sept. 25 with Auxiliary Bishop Paul Sanchez, leading a procession following Mass. Father Francis J. Hughes, pastor, and Father Anthony Sansone, pastor of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal, Ridgewood, were among the concelebrants. After a closing benediction, there were light refreshments served at the school lunch room. Above, Bishop Sanchez and Father Sansone are shown with St. Pancras usher Steve Moraglia and Samuel. Below, Bishop Sanchez also stopped by the local firehouse to bless the first responders. Approximately 450 people attended.