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Erie, PA: Mass of Thanksgiving for the Life of Mother Julia Verhaeghe

The bishop of the diocese of Erie, Lawrence Persico, presided a Mass in Thanksgiving for the life of Mother Julia on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of her death. The event took place in St George’s parish, Erie, PA on 28th August 2022. Several priests concelebrated.

After Mass there was a reception in the school building next door. The book on Mother Julia by Fr Hermann Geissler FSO, She Served the Church, was on display. This book covers the life of the Foundress of The Spiritual Family The Work and its development in the years from 1950 to 2001. It had been recently translated into English. Copies can be ordered in houses of The Work