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Father Jeremy Harrington, OFM, is the associate pastor at Transfiguration Parish in Southfield, Michigan. Previously he was the guardian of the Franciscan Monastery in Washington, DC, and Commissary of the Holy Land. There he worked to promote vocations, pilgrimages, and the national Good Friday Collection to support the ministry of the Franciscans in the Holy Land. In his many years as a Franciscan, he served as a teacher in high school, minister of the Province of St. John the Baptist, and editor and publisher of St. Anthony Messenger Press (now Franciscan Media). In addition to many articles and editorials in St. Anthony Messenger magazine, he published Planning Your Wedding Liturgy, Conscience in Today’s World, and the booklet “The Way of the Cross for Congregational Use.” He holds a degree in journalism from Northwestern University and in English from Xavier University. He served on the US bishops’ Communications Committee and as president of the Catholic Press Association.