Fr. Denis Wilde, OSA revisited his boyhood stomping grounds of Nassau County, Long Island, when he conducted a Pro-Life Parish Weekend at Our Lady of Victory Roman Catholic Church on January 10th and 11th. Coming to Floral Park from as far away as Suffolk County and Queens, people were eager to hear Fr. Wilde’s message to defend innocent life. Despite icy weather Sunday, the Masses were full.
Occurring as it did on the weekend of the New York Giants/Philadelphia Eagles football playoff game, native Long Islander, but longtime Philly resident Fr. Wilde couldn’t resist touching on the rivalry contest. His statement, “I was going to ask the choir director if they would do ‘On Eagles Wings,’ but I thought the better of it – that would be a Giant mistake,” was one of the few that weekend that was not enthusiastically applauded by the New York parishioners