Fall 1971

Page 75

Myra Lambert, sscm and William J. Shields

Criteria {or Membership in Team Ministry {or Priests and Sisters

Ford City's experienced "team" of priests and sisters reflect on thier pioneering ministry.

The authors of this article are Sister Myra Lambert, SSCM, and Reverend William J. Shields. Together with"Sister Connie Huhn, OP, and Reverend Christe A. Melone they comprise the Team assigned to Ford City Catholic Center. Ford City is a complex of about 120 stores, some factories and a series of apartment buildings with 320 units. Soon another 7 40 units will be added. The shopping Centet¡ has a public meeting hall called the Gold Room. Here the Liturgy is celebrated at 4:30 P.M. and 5 :40 P.M. on Saturdays and 11 :00 A.M. and 5 :10 P.M. on Sundays. The Congregation varies from week to week. The total attendance is about 1200. But there are about 400 of' these ~ho come every week and for whom Ford City Catholic Center is their parish. Many of these come from a great distance. 300

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