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4
Oct
2023
Bishop’s Blog: Of Note in October

Synod: Universal Phase The General Assembly of the Synod on Synodality begins in Rome today, following a two-year process that started in September 2021 when the Vatican released a preparatory …

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Bishop's Blog
4
Oct
2023
Of Note in October

Synod: Universal Phase The General Assembly of the Synod on Synodality begins in Rome today, following a two-year process that started in September 2021 when the Vatican released a preparatory …

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Bishop's Blog
27
Sep
2023
Coming Together for Special Occasions

  Last Sunday, September 24, 2023, it was a joy for me to celebrate a Mass of Thanksgiving at St. Mary’s Cathedral, observing several milestones in my life of ministry, …

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Bishop's Blog
21
Sep
2023
Daily Prayer and Our Seminarians’ Summer

Daily Prayer Practice During our recent Parish Leader Convocation, speaker Katie Prejean McGrady gave participants a few moments to reflect on their personal prayer lives. She reminded participants of the …

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Bishop's Blog
13
Sep
2023
Parish Leader Convocation

2023 Parish Leader Convocation Saturday, I was blessed to address the over 160 participants of this year’s Parish Leader Convocation, along with featured speaker Katie Prejean McGrady. My remarks began …

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Bishop's Blog
6
Sep
2023
Celebrating Milestones

I recently made an interesting discovery while contemplating some important milestones happening in my life this year. This year, I celebrate 41 years as a priest, 20 years as a …

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Bishop's Blog
30
Aug
2023
New Beginnings for School and NCCW

Welcome Back to Diocesan Catholic Schools Yesterday, August 29th, marked the first day of school for many of our Catholic schools in the Diocese. To all members of our school …

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Bishop's Blog
23
Aug
2023
A Retreat and a Gala

A Time to Recharge A retreat is a time to be renewed and to recharge one’s batteries. Unlike a vacation, a retreat benefits not only your physical well-being but your …

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Bishop's Blog
16
Aug
2023
Eucharistic Revival Update

National Eucharistic Revival On June 11, 2023, the National Eucharistic Revival moved from the Year of Diocesan Revival to a focus within our parishes for the Year of Parish Revival. …

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Bishop's Blog
10
Aug
2023
2023 World Youth Day

  If I had to choose one adjective to express my experiences at World Youth Day in Lisbon, Portugal, last week, it would be contagious. The positive, enthusiastic, joyful energy …

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