April 11, 2011
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE
PORTLAND, ORE. — In the morning cold of a farmhouse in the foothills of the Cascades, his hand is stiff as he grasps the broad-edged pen. His eyes have aged. But the 78-year-old priest and calligraphy master plans to write until he dies.
Father Robert Palladino, a priest of the Portland Archdiocese, is as much evangelist as artist.