About the Author
Father John Cusick was born and raised on the southside of Chicago. He was ordained a Catholic priest in 1970 and served as a parish priest at Mary, Seat of Wisdom parish, Park Ridge, IL. He was also a member of the faculty at Niles College of Loyola University, and creator, coordinator and director of Young Adult Ministry for the Archdiocese of Chicago. He was in residence at Old St. Patrick’s Church in Chicago from 1985 until he retired from the active priesthood in 2014. He continues to preside and preach at Sunday Mass at Old St. Pat’s on a monthly basis.