Bishop’s Blog: Thanksgiving and Advent Blessings

Bishop’s Blog: Thanksgiving and Advent Blessings

  Thoughts on Thanksgiving As we come together with family and friends this Thanksgiving, I wish to share three things for your consideration and reflection. First, make time on Thursday to call to mind your many blessings. Thank God for your life, remembering all He has done

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Bishop’s Blog: USCCB 2022 Fall Plenary Assembly

Bishop’s Blog: USCCB 2022 Fall Plenary Assembly

  USCCB Committee Work This week I am in Baltimore for the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) meeting to discuss many topics. However, before the General Assembly began on Monday, November 14th, I participated in two subcommittee meetings over the weekend. I am a member

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Bishop’s Blog: Matters of Life and Death

Bishop’s Blog: Matters of Life and Death

Mass for the Culture of Life God is a God of justice who treats everyone equally—with great love. While He has no favorites, He is especially aware of people not privileged with the justice this world has to offer. In God’s eyes, as we read in Sirach, all

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Bishop’s Blog: A Universal Summons to Sanctity

Bishop’s Blog: A Universal Summons to Sanctity

  On October 5, I presented to the National Association of Hispanic Priests members at their National Convention in Newton, Mass. I was glad to accept their invitation and to spend some time with the Hispanic priests attending the Convention. I began my talk by reminding them

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