Parish Mission – February 21-24, 2010

February 19th, 2010  |  Published in News, News Archive

The Eucharist: Center of our Parish, Center of our Lives

With Father Jude Winkler, OFM Conv.

Put the ordinary aside and come center yourself on Christ at this year’s Parish Mission

February 21-24, 2010, 7:00 – 8:30pm at St. Aloysius Church


Fr. Jude is a Conventual Franciscan Friar priest from St. Anthony of Padua Province, USA. he entered the Franciscan Order in 1971 and was ordained to the priesthood in 1981. he received a Bachelor of Arts degree from St. Hyacinth College and Seminary in Grandby, Massachusetts; a Baccalaureate degree in Theology from The Faculty of St. Bonaventure in Rome, Italy; and a Licentiate in Exegesis from The Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome, Italy. He has taught and currently teaches courses on Sacred Scripture at an undergraduate and post-graduate level. He has been a regular and/or adjunct faculty member at various schools of theology in the United States, Romania and England, U.K.

Fr. Jude has written over 300 articles on various scriptural themes for magazaines in the USA, Italy and England as well as for “The Word Among Us” and the “Catholic Truth Society.” He has written various books on scripture study for adults (including an annual lector’s handbook on the Sunday readings). Also, he has written numerous children’s books (over 40) to include an “Illustrated Children’s Bible.” he has three new books coming out this year. He produces a series of catechetical brochures (“Good News Notes About…(59 titles)” and “A Catholic Review of…(3 titles)”, audio tales/cd’s (over 30 series on scripture) and video tapes/dvd’s (a series of seven). Fr Jude travels throughout Canada, England, Ghana, Ireland, Jamaica and the USA, giving Parish Missions, Parish Retreats, Workshops, Days of Recollection, Adult Education Courses, etc. for the laity, seminaries, priests, deacons and religious communities. He currently resides at the St. Joseph Cupertino Friary in Ellicott City, Maryland.

Contact (240) 320-2440 with questions.