Fran Rossi Szpylczyn is the editor and founder of this blog. She has been blogging here and elsewhere since 2007 and is an active user of social media as part of ministry. Fran worships here at St. Edward’s and works as Office Manager at Immaculate Conception in Glenville; she is pursuing a Master of Arts degree in Pastoral Studies at St. Bernard’s School of Theology and Ministry. Fran lives in Clifton Park with her husband Mark and stepdaughter Erica.
Donald G. Harmande is our blogging poet. Don has been publishing an almost weekly poem at the blog for 4 years now. Don is semi-retired and lives in Clifton Park and worships at St. Edward’s where he is a lector; he also works part time at Schuyler Ridge, bringing his sunshine to all he meets.
G. Peter Avvento is the Director of Amazing God, our diocesan evangelization program. In addition, he oversees Adult Faith Enrichment here at St. Edward’s. Peter has an STD in Moral Theology from the Pontifical Lateran University as well as several other advanced degrees from Rome and elsewhere. He will be contributing to a regular Adult Faith Enrichment page. Peter lives in Clifton Park with his wife June.
Colin Allyn is parishioner and lay minister at St. Edward. After coming through RCIA a few years ago, Colin’s roots in the church grew quickly and deeply. He became a Eucharistic Minister and a Catechist. Colin, his wife Kathy and son Tommy all live in Clifton Park.