LENTEN SPEAKER SERIES
The parish's annual Lenten Speaker Series will begin on Wednesday, March 13 at 7 p. m. in the St. Cecilia parish center. The theme of this year's series is "All Who Love, Live in God." Our first speaker is Father George Piggford, CSC. Father Piggford was born, raised, and educated in Pennsylvania until he moved to Montreal to pursue is doctorate in English literature and French theory at the University of Montreal. He spent two years teaching at Tufts before entering formation for the Congregation of Holy Cross, which included theological study at the University of Notre Dame and led to his ordination in 2005. He joined Stonehill College's English faculty in 2004. His research and teaching interests include modernism and post-modernism, gender, and questions of transcendence in literature. Father Piggford directs the Moreau Honors Program and is involved in the "It Needs to Get Better" movement at Stonehill. His topic will be "On Being Liked: LGBT Catholics." The Saint Cecilia Rainbow Ministry is hosting a reception after the event.