Dear Friends in Christ,

Welcome to BishopStrickland.com, a site where I will seek to share the joy and love of Jesus Christ through my personal reflections on the Good News of the Gospel and our faith as Catholics.

✠ Bishop Strickland

Dear Friends in Christ,

Welcome to BishopStrickland.com, a site where I will seek to share the joy and love of Jesus Christ through my personal reflections on the Good News of the Gospel and our faith as Catholics.

✠ Bishop Strickland

News & Notes

St. Justin Martyr- A Saint for Our Time

Wednesday, June 01, 2022

Justin the Martyr is a Model for Our Mission

Deacon Keith Fournier

One has only to open social media or any other source of news to discover the obvious. Our Society is in a serious moral decline. Many refer to it as a new pagan age. I prefer to say we are living in a Pre-Christian age. I long ago stopped participating in the ongoing debate about whether this is a post-Christian or post-modernist age.

Our task is to do what the early Christians did, proclaim in word an... Read More

A Great Reminder of Who We Are

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

From a letter to Diognetus
(Nn. 5-6; Funk, 397-401)

The Christian in the world

Christians are indistinguishable from other men either by nationality, language or customs. They do not inhabit separate cities of their own, or speak a strange dialect, or follow some outlandish way of life. Their teaching is not based upon reveries inspired by the curiosity of men. Unlike some other people, they champion no purely human doctrine. With r... Read More

A Great Mother's Day Reflection by Deacon Keith Fournier

Friday, May 06, 2022

Mother’s Day and the Gift of Mary as Mother

Deacon Keith Fournier

Mother’s Day is on Sunday May 8, 2022. On this day, our hearts and minds rightly turn to the woman who gave us life and showed us the beauty of steadfast love throughout our entire lives. On Tuesday, March 4, 2013, my beloved mother Ellen died in her sleep. She had struggled for months as her aging body ran out of steam and cancer and heart problems drained the life from her. She never fully recovered... Read More

A Special Novena for May

Wednesday, May 04, 2022

NOVENA – To Be Prayed May 5th – May 13th

FIRST DAY – May 5th

ALL:                 In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.

My God, I believe, I adore, I hope, and I love Thee!&... Read More

A Beautiful Prayer

Friday, April 01, 2022

I encourage all of us to join in this prayer composed by Bishop Athansius Schneider. We turn in humility to the intercession of the Immaculate Virgin Mary. May her Immaculate Heart pray for our world and for all humanity in these troubled times. Jesus, her Son, is the Light of the World and through his life, suffering, death and resurrection He has conquered all the darkness we face. 

Prayer for the Hastening of the Triumph of the Immaculate Heart of Mary

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