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: Synod Report Highlights

Bishop’s Blog: Synod Report Highlights

Synod Report Recap As you know, last week the Diocese published its Synod Report. Looking into it, the report reveals most parishes are doing well journeying together with Mass, through existing ministries, and some outreach efforts. However, among identified challenges for our Diocese is communication, which surfaced

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Bishop’s Blog: Winding Down a Busy Season

Bishop’s Blog: Winding Down a Busy Season

  The End to Roe v. Wade In its Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization decision announced on June 24th, the U.S. Supreme Court has struck down the unjust 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling which effectively opened the door to abortion across the land; this decision returns

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Bishop’s Blog: Lumen Christi and Corpus Christi

Bishop’s Blog: Lumen Christi and Corpus Christi

The Lumen Christi Cathedral Gala  I was pleased to join with laity and clergy from around the Diocese for the inaugural Lumen Christi Cathedral Gala last Wednesday, June 8, at White’s of Westport. The proceeds will help to start funding the cost of making critical repairs to

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