• Bishop's Blog: Acts of Charity and Service
    Bishop’s Blog: Acts of Charity and Service
    May 12, 2021 by
    Renewal Planning Committee Monday, May 10th, my newly formed Renewal Committee met to continue the process of post-pandemic planning. I have tasked this group to be creative, courageous, and comprehensive in the ideas and resources they recommend. The Diocese is truly on the cusp of an incredible,...
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  • Bishop's Blog: St. Joseph, Mary, and Appreciated Teachers
    Bishop’s Blog: St. Joseph, Mary, and Appreciated Teachers
    May 5, 2021 by
    Memorial Mass for St. Joseph, the Worker On Saturday, May 1st, I celebrated the Liturgy for the Memorial of Saint Joseph at St. Joseph’s Chapel in Woods Hole, on Cape Cod. When preparing my homily for this Mass, the word memorial caught my attention, of the importance...
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  • Bishop's Blog: Coming in May
    Bishop’s Blog: Coming in May
    April 28, 2021 by
    Pope Francis Announces May Prayer Marathon The Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New Evangelization announced on April 21, 2021, Pope Francis’ initiative of prayer for an end of the pandemic.  The month of May will be dedicated to a prayer marathon with the theme “Prayer...
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  • Bishop Blog: Some Essentials
    Bishop Blog: Some Essentials
    April 21, 2021 by
    World Day of Prayer for Vocations Sunday, April 25th is World Day of Prayer for Vocations, celebrated annually on the Fourth Sunday of Easter, also known as “Good Shepherd Sunday.” The purpose of the day is to publicly fulfill the Lord’s instruction, “Pray the Lord of the...
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  • Bishop’s Blog: Settling into the Easter Season
    Bishop’s Blog: Settling into the Easter Season
    April 14, 2021 by
    Three Words—Confirmation Thoughts One of the responsibilities as Bishop, I truly enjoy, is conferring the Sacrament of Confirmation. In 2020, one of the encouraging signs our country, our state, and our Church had begun to move in a more positive direction during the pandemic was once again...
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  • Bishop’s Blog: Easter, Atonement, and Consecration Preparation
    Bishop’s Blog: Easter, Atonement, and Consecration Preparation
    April 8, 2021 by
    Celebrating the Octave of Easter Easter greetings, my brothers and sisters in Christ! What joy as we continue in the Easter Octave, as we celebrate Easter not as one day, but eight wonderous days. Our celebration began on Easter Sunday and will conclude next Sunday, Divine Mercy...
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