Bishop Columns

Bishop Columns

 

Entries for 2020

August 2020 Four County Catholic Hope for the Future My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, These have become extraordinary times. The world is intensely focused on the pandemic, the economy, politics, and social justice. “Facts” change depending on the source of information. Calumny is running rampant in social...

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August 2020 Four County Catholic Hope For The Future   My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, These have become extraordinary times. The world is intensely focused on the pandemic, the economy, politics, and social justice. “Facts” change depending on the source of information. Calumny is running rampant...

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May  2020 Four County Catholic Hope Prevails Over Fear “Rejoice in hope, endure in affliction, persevere in prayer.” - Romans 12:12   My dear brothers and sisters in Christ,   As we continue forward during Eastertide we are reminded of the joy and peace that abounds in hope by the power of ...

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April 2020 Four County Catholic There Is A Season   My dear brothers and sisters in Christ,   There was a song that I recall from my youth called Turn, Turn, Turn. The lyric will be familiar to you —   To every thing, turn, turn, turn there is a season, turn, turn, turn and a time to e...

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March 2020 Four County Catholic Journey to the Foot of the Cross   My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, In my Lenten message this year, I spoke of the journey of Our Blessed Lord into the desert for 40 days and 40 nights. His time in the wilderness, away from everyday distractions, was a necessary preparation for ...

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February 2020 Four County Catholic Witness to Steadfast Faith   My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, One of the many pleasures I have in being your bishop is witnessing the numerous acts of faith demonstrated throughout the diocese. As Christians, we are people of faith. It is faith that sets us apart in service...

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January 2020 Four County Catholic Overcoming a Weary World “They that hope in the LORD will renew their strength, they will soar on eagles’ wings; They will run and not grow weary, walk and not grow faint.” Isaiah 40:31 My dear sisters and brothers in Christ, “A Thrill of Hope, the Weary World Rejo...

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