Bishop’s Blog: Vaccines And Word Of God Sunday

Bishop’s Blog: Vaccines And Word Of God Sunday

USCCB Statement on Covid-19 Vaccines On December 14, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades of Fort Wayne-South Bend, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on Doctrine, and Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City in Kansas, chairman of the USCCB’s Committee on Pro-Life Activities, issued

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Bishop’s Blog: Embracing A New Day

Bishop’s Blog: Embracing A New Day

  As we look forward to 2021 and beyond, let us, as people of faith, embrace our call to witness the Good News. To answer this call for not only today but also that future generations can come to know and understand the beauty of the Catholic

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Bishop’s Blog: Welcoming Christmas

Bishop’s Blog: Welcoming Christmas

  My first Christmas in the United States came in 1978, and it had a very different feeling to the ones I celebrated in Brazil. I had only arrived in the U.S. in February of 1978, soon after the famous Blizzard of ‘78. It was a very

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Bishop’s Blog: Preparing for Christmas

Bishop’s Blog: Preparing for Christmas

O Antiphons The Church has its own countdown—the O Antiphons of Advent— which begin on December 17 and conclude on Christmas Eve.  The Roman Church has been singing the “O” Antiphons since at least the eighth century. They are the antiphons that accompany the Magnificat canticle of

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