Bishop Blog: Mary, Evangelization, and Synod Update

Bishop Blog: Mary, Evangelization, and Synod Update

Immaculate Conception Today, December 8, the Church celebrates the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The Catechism beautifully summarizes the Immaculate Conception this way: “No sin would touch her, so that she would be a fitting and worthy vessel of the Son of

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Bishop’s Blog: USCCB Fall General Assembly Recap

Bishop’s Blog: USCCB Fall General Assembly Recap

Earlier this month, I had the privilege of attending the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) Fall General Assembly in Baltimore, Maryland. It was good that we could gather again as a conference and brother bishops to spend a few days together. New this year, a

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Bishop’s Blog: November Events

Bishop’s Blog: November Events

2021 US Bishops’ Fall General Assembly This week I am in Baltimore, Maryland, for the General Assembly of US Bishops, also known as the November 2021 Plenary Assembly. It is nice to be back in person again after two years of meeting via Zoom. Connecting with and

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Bishop’s Blog: Catholic Youth Day 2021

Bishop’s Blog: Catholic Youth Day 2021

  On Saturday, August 14th, I joined over 250 teens and youth ministers in Oak Bluffs on Martha’s Vineyard for the celebration of Catholic Youth Day 2021. I was very pleased to see participants in attendance representing 24 parishes from across the Diocese and Bishop Stang High

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