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Rev. Edward J. Roszko, OSFS

First Profession:
 August 21, 1963

Final Profession:
October 30, 1966

Ordination:
September 12, 1970 

Ministries: 
Faculty, Bishop McDevitt High School, Salesianum School, Father Judge High School, Bishop Ireton High School

Present Ministry:
Retired -- Annecy Hall, Childs, Maryland

Personality by Pixels

Pope Francis has called for a jubilee Year of Mercy. How do you experience the mercy of God in your life?
Being an Oblate and a Priest.

With many experience of violence in the world and in our country, what is one way that you see Salesian gentleness as a healing agent?
Perseverence in doing good.  Overcome evil with joy.

What is the most recent book you read? Who was the author, and what did you think of it?
My Life with the Saints, by James Martin, SJ.  Very good reading.

What is the most challenging dimension of Salesian Spirituality for you?
Being faithful to the Directory and call to charity.

If you were pope, what would be one decision you would make to impact church in a life-giving way?
A strong message to end abortion.

What gives you joy as an Oblate of St. Francis de Sales?
Daily Mass and preaching the gospel.

If someone were to write a biography of your life, what title would you give it?
Faithful to Spirit of De Sales and Brisson.

Which person taught you a lesson that is especially valuable to you? What was the lesson?
Dad and Mother – perseverence in their vocation.