Bishop's Column

April 3, 2017
Recommit to our Lord
Recommit to our Lord

Next week, beginning with weekend Masses on April 8 and 9, celebrating Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord, we will begin Holy Week, culminating in the glorious celebration of Our Lord’s Resurrection on Easter Sunday.

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February 27, 2017
Find, renew, live by faith this Lent
Find, renew, live by faith this Lent

On March 1, the church universal enters into the holy season of Lent. In his Lenten message, Pope Francis reminds us: "Lent is a new beginning, a path leading to the certain goal of Easter, Christ’s victory over death.

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January 25, 2017
Youths excel with encouragement, prayer, example
Youths excel with encouragement, prayer, example
December 5, 2016
Leave world's noise at Advent, Christmas
Leave world's noise at Advent, Christmas

Each year with the celebration of Christmas, we focus on images of that first Christmas, a cave where the Savior of humanity was born. Certainly, we recognize that the Incarnation radically altered history.

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October 31, 2016
Faith guides us in all things
Faith guides us in all things

On Nov. 1, 2016, the Solemnity of All Saints, the preface of the Mass reads: "For today by your gift we celebrate the festival of your city where the great array of our brothers and sisters already gives you eternal praise. Towards her, we eagerly hasten as pilgrims advancing by faith . . ." (Roman Missal, Third Edition).

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