Bishop’s Blog: Thoughts on the Past Week

Bishop’s Blog: Thoughts on the Past Week

Our Country’s Current Unrest The past week in our country has been trying, disturbing, and difficult. We shared understandable concern and anxiety as the first steps were taken toward a reopening of our pandemic-shuttered society. We rejoiced with the reopening of our churches. At the same time,

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Bishop’s Blog: Hope and Helping Others

Bishop’s Blog: Hope and Helping Others

  A Reason for Hope   In the midst of this worldwide pandemic, do you have hope? “Always be ready to give an explanation for your hope,” says St. Peter. In the suffering of the sick crowd, in the perplexity of those who do not attend church,

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Bishop’s Blog: Moving Toward Pentecost

Bishop’s Blog: Moving Toward Pentecost

  Reflecting on Renewing Diocesan Ministries Continuing the sharing of the ten activity points from my Pastoral Letter: Reflections on Five Years – Continuing the Mission today, I wish to discuss “Renewing Diocesan Ministries to Serve Better the Needs of the Faithful.” One of the essential tasks of a

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Bishop’s Blog: Prayer and Hope

Bishop’s Blog: Prayer and Hope

National Day of Prayer The Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue is extending an invitation to “believers of all religions and people of good will” to observe a day of prayer, fasting, and works of charity on Thursday, May 14. This Day of Prayer for Humanity was conceived

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Bishop’s Blog: A Time of Reflection and Prayer

Bishop’s Blog: A Time of Reflection and Prayer

Reflecting on Five Years On March 20, I published A Pastoral Letter: Reflections on Five Years – Continuing the Mission, with the intent of sharing over successive weeks, each of the ten points in my blog. The world presented, and will most likely continue to present, many

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