Bishop’s Blog: Entering in the Lenten Season

Bishop’s Blog: Entering in the Lenten Season

  During Lent, special attention is given to three specific tenets of our Catholic faith — almsgiving, prayer, and fasting. The foundation for these practices can be found in Matthew’s Gospel chapter 6, verses 1-18. When practiced with a heart inclined toward pleasing God and personal conversion,

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Bishop’s Blog: A Look Back at 2019

Bishop’s Blog: A Look Back at 2019

  Greetings from Brazil; this month brings me the blessing of spending time visiting my mother, 13 sisters and brothers, 36 nieces and nephews, and eight great-nieces and nephews. My vacation in Brazil allows me to maintain that important connection with family, as well as provides me

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Bishop’s Blog: Service to the Church

  December 13 marks the 50th anniversary of the priestly ordination of our Holy Father Pope Francis. Los Angeles Archbishop Jose H. Gomez, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, has asked Bishops across the country, to encourage their dioceses to honor the jubilee during Advent

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