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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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November 2019 Four County Catholic Let Us Give Thanks to the Lord   My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, Most people equate Thanksgiving with a once a year tradition involving a family gathering, a shared meal, and prayers of thanks, begun by the Pilgrims in Massachusetts in 1621. Would you be surprised to know that ...

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October 2019 Four County Catholic Christ Our Hope: In Every Season of Life “The thief comes only to steal, slaughter, and destroy. I have come that they may have life and have it abundantly.” John 10:10 My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, Each October, the Catholic Church in the United States celebrates&...

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May 2019 Four County Catholic “There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear” (1 John 4:18) My dear sisters and brothers in Christ, This is the time of joy in the Church –– this time on the Church calendar between Easter and Pentecost known as Eastertide. We are joyful because we, like the apos...

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