Bishop’s Column

Praying for Enemies

As we offer our prayers of intercession for the victims of Hurricane Harvey and Irma, we are reminded too of the need for prayers of petition in our world.

Answering Racism

This past week the “water cooler” conversation across much of America has been about one of two things:

Why Build a New Catholic High School?

I have been told that in the past year there were only 20 new Catholic high schools opened in the United States.

You Are Never Going Out of Existence

From the fourth grade on, I have worn glasses or contact lenses.

Teach Your Children Well

One of the most important duties of parents is to teach their children.

What should I wear?

“What should I wear?” That was a question I often heard my mother ask while growing up.

The Compelling Witness of Ancient Voices

For a Catholic, these 50 days that make up the Easter Season between Easter Sunday and Pentecost are a special time for savoring and reflecting on the mysteries of salvation.

Christ in the Nursing Home

It is not obvious to many, but one of the places that I believe is quite sacred in our communities today is the nursing home.

A blight on America’s foreign policy record

Just over a year ago, the U.S. House of Representatives, the U.S. Senate and the State Department all unanimously declared that ISIS was committing genocide against Christians and other religious minorities in the Middle East

Big Resurrection and little resurrections – Annual Day of Prayer April 26, 2017

This week Christians celebrate the definitive event in history, the bodily Resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.

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September 25, 2017
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