• Bishop Blog: A Busy First Week of December
    Bishop Blog: A Busy First Week of December
    December 7, 2022 by
    Marian Medals This past Sunday, during a beautiful celebration in our Cathedral, I presented this year’s Marian Medal Awards. The 66 recipients of this year’s medal inspire others with their generosity, the joy of selflessness, and the sharing of their gifts. They touch the lives of those...
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  • Bishop’s Blog: The Connection Between Sports and Faith
    Bishop’s Blog: The Connection Between Sports and Faith
    November 30, 2022 by
      Perhaps you, like myself, are following the FIFA World Cup, which is being played in November and December (instead of the typical June and July schedule due to Qatar’s intense summer heat and often high humidity). I recognize that not as many Americans tune into the...
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  • Bishop's Blog: Thanksgiving and Advent Blessings
    Bishop’s Blog: Thanksgiving and Advent Blessings
    November 23, 2022 by
      Thoughts on Thanksgiving As we come together with family and friends this Thanksgiving, I wish to share three things for your consideration and reflection. First, make time on Thursday to call to mind your many blessings. Thank God for your life, remembering all He has done...
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  • Bishop’s Blog: USCCB 2022 Fall Plenary Assembly
    Bishop’s Blog: USCCB 2022 Fall Plenary Assembly
    November 17, 2022 by
      USCCB Committee Work This week I am in Baltimore for the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) meeting to discuss many topics. However, before the General Assembly began on Monday, November 14th, I participated in two subcommittee meetings over the weekend. I am a member...
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  • Bishop’s Blog: Celebrating and Supporting Catholic Education
    Bishop’s Blog: Celebrating and Supporting Catholic Education
    November 9, 2022 by
      FACE Annual Scholarship Dinner On Wednesday, November 2nd, over 400 friends, supporters, Catholic school students, faculty, and staff attended the 28th annual Foundation to Advance Catholic Education (FACE) Fall Scholarship Dinner at White’s of Westport.     A dedicated Fall Scholarship Dinner Committee led by John...
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  • Bishop’s Blog: Praying for the Living and the Dead
    Bishop’s Blog: Praying for the Living and the Dead
    November 2, 2022 by
    All Souls’ Day On the Feast of All Souls, the Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed, we pray for the souls of those who have died and are still in purgatory, being prepared for eternal life in heaven.  We believe that we remain connected with members of...
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