Bishop’s Blog: Visit to Brazil

Bishop’s Blog: Visit to Brazil

I am back from vacation and time with my family in Brazil. As usual, January is when I take some time to rest, recharge my energies, and reconnect with my family. This year, besides time for and with family, I included work for the U.S. Conference of

Read more

Bishop’s Blog: March for Life and Word of God Sunday

Bishop’s Blog: March for Life and Word of God Sunday

Nationwide Prayer Vigil for Life to Take Place from January 20-21 This week, Catholics across the country are encouraged to observe a nationwide prayer vigil from Thursday, January 20 to Friday, January 21, 2022, marking the 49th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s 1973 Roe v. Wade

Read more

Bishop’s Blog: Engaging the Past

Bishop’s Blog: Engaging the Past

  In February of 2019, nearly 400 people gathered with me and launched an intense six-month planning process which resulted in The Pastoral Strategic plan. This plan included over sixty recommendations for the determined priority areas. A Strategic Planning website— Fallriverplanning.org—was created to document a thorough “planning scorecard”

Read more