July 13-15, 2018
Father Joe Freedy is the youngest of five children. He grew up in Bethel Park, Pennsylvania, where he attended Bethel Park High School. Earning a scholarship to the University at Buffalo to play football, Father Freedy started at quarterback for three years. After college he entered Saint Paul Seminary in Pittsburgh and was assigned to the North American College in Rome, where he studied at the Gregorian University followed by the John Paul II Institute. He was ordained a priest in June of 2008 and is currently serving at St. Alphonsus and St. Alexis Parishes in Pittsburgh.