Crucifixion: Through the Eyes of a Physician

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Main Presentation: High School age and older.

Separate Activities: provided for Children of ALL ages.

About our Guest Speaker: Dr. Edward Parisi is a Family Physician in Fairlawn.  He is married to Chris and has 6 children. His son James is in the college seminary for the Cleveland Diocese and his brother Mario is a monk with the Cleveland Benedictine Order.  He was in the first Confirmation class at Nativity and his family were founding members of the parish. He is actively involved in the charismatic renewal in the Catholic Church and is a frequent speaker on topics about scripture, theology, and prayer. Dr. Parisi’s medical experience of 28 years includes Hospice and Palliative Medicine and Family Medicine. Dr. Parisi is affiliated with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and Cleveland Clinic Akron General. Dr. Parisi has received the following awards:

Patients’ Choice Award (2008, 2009, 2016, 2017, 2018) – This recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015, 2017, 2018) – This certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician’s overall and bedside manner scores.