Bishop's Blog

Hello Again............its August

Thursday, August 05, 2010
Sorry for letting July slip by with no posts. It was a busy month with several trips out of town.Great things are happening with the Chapel of Saints Peter and Paul. Crews are working hard to get things in shape for the beginning of school and other activities.I have been... Read More

Building Excitement

Wednesday, June 30, 2010
We have a construction trailer at the site of the Chapel of Saints Peter and Paul and we should see some dirt moving any day now. The ground breaking was cancelled due to a down pour but we got great press coverage anyway. As people look back at newspapers years... Read More

Runnin' into June

Friday, June 04, 2010
Have had some good runs in the June heat..........actually ran at Bachman Lake in Dallas after dropping a friend off at the airport. I enjoy taking the opportunity to run in various locations when I'm on the road. Bachman Lake is one of my favorite places in the Dallas area..........can... Read More

Finish Line # 30 and 31

Friday, May 28, 2010
I actually finished my 31 runs several days ago...........just been "running" to much to report in.The Chapel of Saints Peter and Paul is coming along well. We are still gathering pledges and thanks to the generosity and sacrifice of so many we are getting there. The next couple of weeks... Read More

# 27, 28 and 29 A Highway Runs through it

Saturday, May 15, 2010
Had some good runs this week in an area that used to be wilderness. If you are familiar with Tyler it is along the Grande Extension recently completed. I ran between Paluxy and Troup Highway. They've put in a sidewalk along the highway with about a yard of grass in... Read More

#27, 28 and 29 A Highway Ran through it

Saturday, May 15, 2010
My last post mentioned the Earth Moving Event for the Chapel of Saints Peter and Paul. It went really well. A lot of laughs as I tried to learn how to use a backhoe and Father McLaughlin tried to stay alive!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Coming down to the home stretch with my 31... Read More

#26 I feel the earth move

Sunday, May 09, 2010
The picture of course honors Mary the Mother of God and as we honor Jesus Christ's own mother we honor all of our mothers. Let us pray that Mary will intercede for all mothers and for all of us before throne of Almighty God.Great run and an exciting day. I... Read More

#23, 24 and 25

Friday, May 07, 2010
Hey Gang.A bit more "on track".........all puns intended.........these last few days. It is warming up but not terribly humid yet so the runs have been good. Actually ran on our Bishop Gorman Catholic High School track at noon today. I don't usually run on tracks but it wasn't bad for... Read More

#21 and 22 May Days

Tuesday, May 04, 2010
Slow going with lots of interference in the schedule but managed to log two more runsin the last couple of days. I'll have to post a picture of the roses that the St. Gregory faculty planted in my back yard when I moved in. They are blooming beautifully. Appropriate for... Read More

Run #20

Thursday, April 22, 2010
Finally broke into the 20's...........sorry about the slow pace of this set of 31 runs but it has been an especially crazy time.Things are good and there is light at the end of the tunnels!!!!!!If you read this say a prayer for "the running priest" and all of us priests... Read More