August

A good friend was teasing me about updating my website since July 4 was rather a long time ago!!!

I thought it was quite appropriate that my update should include information that will hopefully make my website and all communication in the diocese look a lot different and be much more up to date.

As of September 2, 2014 the Dioc... Read More



A Blessed 4th of July

I'm sure we are all concerned at times for the future of this great nation.  Let us pray and trust in the Lord.  Our currency still says "In God We Trust" and for so many of us that is not an outdated slogan but tru... Read More



The Sacred Heart of Jesus

As we celebrate the Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Christ I wanted to share a brief reflection that I read this morning. 

Speaking of the fear of the Lord this author says, "True fear of the Lord is when we are not afraid but are in fear of and jaw-dropping amazement at how much God loves us."  I really liked th... Read More



Priestly Anniversaries

As I mentioned in my Tweet this morning during May and June we celebrate the ordination anniversaries of a lot of our priests.  Like wedding anniversaries these milestones for our priests are a time to reflect on the joys and the challenges of living the priestly commitment. 

I tend to have a habit that a lot of us have.  I ... Read More



A different St. Augustine

I tweeted this morning a brief note about Augustine of Canterbury.  The optional memorial to celebrate this "other" St. Augustine is on the calendar for May 27.  As I read briefly about this St. Augustine it occurred to me that we have such a great blessing in the communion of saints through the ages and very often I have to ad... Read More

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