Father Pius

The Rev. Pius Wekesa, Anne Kirby and Elsie Youse during Kirby’s 100th birthday celebration in May of 2019. His parishioners will miss his great love for folks.

Some of us have a way of being — nestling into the world quietly.

My friend, the Rev. Pius Wekesa, is mostly the opposite — joyful, vivacious, humorous, outgoing, effervescent — and yes, it is his teeth one firsts sees, sparkling on the alter as his smile’s bandwidth is larger than the room.

News Editor Carolyn Harmon can be reached at charmon@rrdailyherald.com or 252-410-7058.

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