Wuerl bids farewell - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Later, after the applause subsided and scores of people made their way across the street to a reception for Wuerl, Frederick Winkler remained seated in a pew 'just to soak it in.'
Winkler embodies the spirit that Wuerl cultivated during his time here -- he's of Lutheran faith, attends a Presbyterian church and considers himself a follower of the soon-to-be-departed bishop.
'As he puts it, we're all one in the body of Christ,' said Winkler, a South Hills architect who regularly tunes in to Wuerl's Sunday morning television show to learn more about the Catholic faith. 'He's done a lot to bring together all denominations.
'He has a very uplifting spirit. He's an inspiring kind of person.'
That inspiration was obvious, as people began filing into St. Paul an hour and a half before the noon service.
Monday, June 12, 2006
Wuerl bids farewell - Fred gets some ink!
Fred gave the press some interesting quotes in today's newspaper, after the final mass of our departing Bishop.