Father Gilbert Osmolo, C.P. is a Kenyan Passionist who has been living with his brothers in the American Province of St. Paul of the Cross for the last few years. He has been working at North Shore University Hospital (A Member of Northwell Health). The hospital administration has awarded him the Outstanding Patient Focus Award for his exemplary care and concern for the patients of the hospital. We congratulate Father Gilbert for being an example of our Passionist compassion and concern for those who suffer.
Kenyan Passionist Honored by North Shore Hospital
On Thursday, September 14th, 2017, the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, Father Curtis Kiddy was vested and began his canonical novitiate.
Father Curtis Kiddy, a priest of the Archdiocese of Miami, received a leave-of-Absence from Archbishop Thomas Wenski to try his vocation as a Passionist Religious.
Curtis was born in Pennsylvania and was familiar with the Passionist Monastery of St. Paul of the Cross in Pittsburgh. He received the Passionist habit and he will receive the Passionist Sign and Vow Cross when he takes his First Vows. Please keep Father Curtis in your prayers that one day he will join the sons of St. Paul of the cross.
Father Brice was born in Niagara Falls, on July 1, 1929. He entered the Passionist Novitiate in Pittsburgh, PA and took his Vows on October 12, 1963. He was ordained a Passionist priest on May 29, 1970. Father Brice began his priestly career in the Jamaican Missions, where he worked for many years. Upon returning to the United States, he was assigned to St. Peter’s Parish in Greenville, North Carolina. The Passionists staffed this diocesan parish for the Bishop of Raleigh. After a year and a half in Greenville, Fr. Brice was asked to be assistant superior of Calvary Retreat Center in Shrewsbury, Mass. With the closing and sale of Calvary, he was transferred to St. Ann’s Monastery in Scranton, PA where he assisted in the parish and Monastery. After a stroke, Father Brice was transferred here to the Senior Care Facility at Immaculate Conception Monastery, Jamaica, NY for health care.
New Novice Enters the Passionist Novitiate in Scranton
Father Brice Edwards, C.P. Passes to the Lord