He was an altar server and had good relationships with the priests whom he encountered.
When he was in the eighth grade he recalled that a vocations presentation was given and he thought, “Why not?
He commented, “It’s another parish as far as I’m concerned.” With no school at his parish, he looks forward to the fall when things slow down a bit. Edmond Parishes merged they wondered what they would do with the worship space at St. A group came along and asked if they could rent the space. Chuck has had the opportunity to do some acting there as well.
He said, “Most people think summer time is our time to relax. ” Father John relates that, “Just being out there for the people, being there when they have a need,” is an important part of priesthood for him. Jim O’Connor, attend shows in Stratford, New York City and the Kavinoky Theatre in Buffalo, to name just a few. Some of the best moments of priesthood occur, in Fr.
Returning from Rome he was assigned as a judge and defender of the bond for the Tribunal.
About a year and a half later he was appointed the Judicial Vicar for the Diocese.
Sometimes being on call is a challenge as well as realizing your own limitations. Joseph Cathedral in Buffalo where he currently resides. The priesthood has its difficult moments as well such as, “dealing with expectations and demands of people that are often times quite unrealistic. Get together with a priest you know to get a sense of what he does in the course of the day.” Fr. Sal Manganello has had that experience plus a whole lot more.
Recently in Cedar Creek, VA for the 153rd anniversary of that battle, he has also been to Gettysburg, PA, Mumford, OH and many other places, including schools, in his Civil War attire.Accepted at three colleges he planned to get a degree in History, graduate, get married and teach history. Father Sal recalled, “My parents encouraged me and all my siblings in whatever we were doing.