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LENTEN PRAYER SERVICE AT ST. CATHERINE’S
February 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Lenten Evening Prayer Series at St. Catherine Church, DuBois, continues at 6:30 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 25, with the Most Rev. Bishop Lawrence T. Persico as guest speaker.
Evening Prayer is a time of music, prayer, Scripture and a reflection by a speaker. Located at 123 S. State St., DuBois, this event is open to all denominations.
Persico is the bishop of the Diocese of Erie for the Roman Catholic Church. Originally from the Diocese of Greensburg where he served as parochial vicar, pastor, assistant chancellor and vice-chancellor, as well as pro-synodal judge of the Tribunal, Persico went on to be appointed defender of the bond and advocate of the diocesan tribunal, while continuing in his role as vicar general, moderator of the curia, acting chancellor and the bishop’s delegate to investigate clergy sexual abuse
He currently serves on the Board of Trustees of Saint Mary’s Seminary and University, Baltimore, Md.; the Board of Regents of Saint Vincent Seminary, Latrobe; the Board of Governors of the Pennsylvania Catholic Conference; and is the Chairperson of the Gannon University Board of Trustees, Erie, Pennsylvania. He is also a member of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.
Persico has been a member of the Canon Law Society of America since 1983, a member-at-large of the State Lodge of Pennsylvania, Order of the Sons of Italy in America, and a 4th Degree member of the Knights of Columbus.