Know Your Fellow Parishioner: The Rice Family

As the Saint Damien Parish religious education program begins with all-remote learning this fall, parent volunteers Lorie and Brad Rice are optimistic. “We have a beautiful, new curriculum,” Lorie explained.  “Every grade will be learning the same thing at the same time, just at different age levels, so it should …

Know Your Fellow Parishioner: Ursula Russo

Say hello to Ursula Russo, the newest adult Catholic in Saint Damien Parish.   Ursula’s confirmation was delayed when the coronavirus pandemic shuttered the church during Lent. But in June, when masses resumed, she was received into the church.  Her sponsor was her daughter, Christine Leonetti.  In the Fall of 2019, Ursula …