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Father John Zagarella

2019-10-30T09:57:57-05:00

The Tower Theater and Elton John. Aerosmith, David Bowie, Freddie Mercury and Queen, Led Zeppelin at the Spectrum. Eclectic. Diverse. Unexpected. These rock-n-roll icons, along with some lesser known performers were highlights of our interview with Fr. John Zegaralla, O. Praem.  Fr. John is a Norbertine priest, a Catholic educator, counselor, rock fan, collector of vinyl records and he loves Philadelphia’s iconic Dante and Luigi’s (which happens to be owned by his cousin).   As a teenager, John Zagarella didn’t imagine himself growing up to enter the priesthood. Born and raised in South Philadelphia, he grew up Catholic, a member of the [...]

Father John Zagarella2019-10-30T09:57:57-05:00

Growing Religious Orders

2019-09-25T15:16:24-05:00

Growing religious orders are not a thing of the past. It would appear in recent years, the number of men and women entering religious life has decreased in recent years. In fact, a decline in vocations began to decrease between 1963 and 1966. However, for some religious orders, that is not the case. In particular, more traditional religious orders are growing despite an increasingly secular world. Many of the religious orders that continue to grow have various traits in common. For example, the Legionaries of Christ is among the list of growing religious orders. The Legionaries of Christ live communally and [...]

Growing Religious Orders2019-09-25T15:16:24-05:00