Missionary Presents Indian Culture
Fr. Frankline Rayappa, C.PP.S., met with members at St. Charles to discuss the culture and customs of his native country, India. Fr. Frankline is new to the U.S. and is currently in ministry at St. Edward Parish in Newark, Calif.
Fr. Frankline Rayappa, C.PP.S., gave a presentation at our St. Charles Center about the culture and customs of his native country, India. Fr. Frankline is new to the U.S., having arrived in February to minister at St. Edward Parish in Newark, Calif. Frs. Jayababu Nuthulapati, C.PP.S., and Jim Franck, C.PP.S., are also in ministry at St. Edward.
Fr. Frankline is spending the week at St. Charles in an acculturation workshop, where he is learning more about the culture of the U.S. He speaks six languages and was a pastor at a large parish with a school in India before he came to the U.S. May God bless Fr. Frankline, as you join the faith family of St. Edwards!
Fr. Frankline is pictured with (from left) C.PP.S. Frs. Bill Miller, Jim Miller and Tom Hemm during a social following his presentation.