30 December 2020, The Tablet

Pier Giorgio Di Cicco, poet of the boundaries


Ministry and the muse

Pier Giorgio Di Cicco, poet of the boundaries

A master of the love lyric, a jazz trumpeter, an internationally-respected municipal consultant – and a one-time Augustinian friar who became a parish priest in small-town Ontario
Photo: Michael Swan

 

“We didn’t know quite what to do with him [Pier Giorgio Di Cicco],” a fellow-priest observed. “It was like having Gerard Manley Hopkins as your presbyteral brother.” 

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