Bishop’s Blog: Chrism Mass & Easter Message

Bishop’s Blog: Chrism Mass & Easter Message

Annual Chrism Mass Yesterday, the annual Chrism Mass was celebrated in our Diocese, where the three oils used for anointing throughout the year were blessed and consecrated. These oils are used for anointing those preparing for Baptism, anointing those who receive the gifts of the Holy Spirit

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Bishop’s Blog: Upcoming Diocesan Events

Bishop’s Blog: Upcoming Diocesan Events

Holy Week and Chrism Mass At 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 12, I will celebrate, together with the priests of our Diocese, the annual Mass of Chrism. During this Mass, I will bless the oils that are used in the sacramental life of the Diocese throughout the

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Bishop’s Blog: Second Week of Lent

Bishop’s Blog: Second Week of Lent

On Wednesday, March 9th, I visited Saint John’s Seminary in Brighton to celebrate Mass and share a meal with the seminarians and faculty there. While the snow was falling and intensifying during the afternoon, I wondered if I could make it to the Seminary. The trip was

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