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November 18, 2008

CARDINAL JUSTIN RIGALI TO HOST BOOK SIGNING FOR
FATHER ANTHONY RUSSO, C.Ss.R
Author of In Silent Prayer: A History of Ministry with the Deaf Community in the
Archdiocese of Philadelphia

Cardinal Justin Rigali, Archbishop of Philadelphia, will host a book signing for Father Anthony Russo, C.Ss.R, the author of In Silent Prayer: A History of Ministry with the Deaf Community in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Most Reverend Robert P. Maginnis, Auxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia, who oversees the Secretariat for Evangelization as well as the Deaf Apostolate for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia will also be in attendance. Also attending the book singing will be students from Archbishop Ryan School for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children, priests from Father Russo's Order - the Redemptorists, Sisters of St. Joseph and Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary as well as representatives from the deaf community.


11:00 a.m.
Thursday, November 20, 2008
Archdiocesan Office Center
222 North 17th Street, Auditorium
Philadelphia, 19103



In Silent Prayer traces the history of this special ministry in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Father Russo has devoted himself to the deaf community for over forty years.

For more information about In Silent Prayer: A History of Ministry with the Deaf Community in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia please visit www.squareonepublishers.com/titles_SilentPrayer.html.

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