Direct to My Desk: Catholics of the Year (continued from last hour)
Ministering as a Priest in Erbil
Description: Fr Gerald Gawronski is a priest from Michigan who has been called to minister to persecuted Christians in Erbil, Iraq. He has spent the last year there serving the community and he joins us today.
Fr Gerald Gawronski
Father Gerald Gawronski, formerly pastor at St. Patrick, Ann Arbor, has a three year appointment from the Chaldean Catholic Archbishop Bashar Warda of Erbil, the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan. He is teaching English literature at a Catholic high school and also is the pastoral minister for St. Elijah Shrine in Ankawa, a Christian neighbor in Erbil.