Published: Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, 9:00 p.m.
Thank you for the Living story “A former athlete, the Rev. Joe Freedy scores points with parishioners” (Aug. 4 and TribLIVE.com) by Rex Rutkoski, who did a wonderful job.
I am rector of our diocesan seminary and everywhere I went, people were talking about the story in such favorable ways. Rutkoski did a fantastic job of handling the topic and especially of capturing Father Freedy's personality and passion for vocations to the priesthood and for life in general.
I appreciate the Trib's inclusion of this topic and the coverage of it .
The Rev. Joseph M. Mele
The writer is rector of the Diocese of Pittsburgh's St. Paul Seminary.
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