Bishop's Blog

Letter on Matrimony and Holy Orders

Tuesday, September 19, 2023
I am pleased to offer another letter for your reflection. This letter addresses the beauty of the Sacraments of Matrimony and Holy Orders. They are both Sacraments of Vocation and essential to the life of the Church.Pastoral letter Sept 19, 2023 .pdf

Spanish Translation of September 12, Pastoral Letter

Tuesday, September 19, 2023
Carta Pastoral en Espanol:Pastoral Letter Sep 12. - spanish.pdf

Letter on the Eucharist

Tuesday, September 12, 2023
Please find a new letter attached which explains more fully the beauty of the Eucharist which I spoke of in my letter issued on August 22, 2023. Let us all seek a deeper relationship with Our Lord Jesus Christ in His Eucharistic Face.Pastoral Letter 3 Sept. 12.pdf

Letter on the Nature of the Church- in Spanish

Thursday, September 07, 2023
Please find here the Letter dated September 5, on the nature of the Church, translated into Spanish.Sept 5th Letter Spanish .pdf

Pastoral Letter in Spanish- Carta en Espanol

Tuesday, September 05, 2023
Gracias por su paciencia en recibiendo esta carta en espanol.Pastoral_Letter_v2_final__22_Aug_2023_SPANISH.docx

Letter on the nature of the Church

Tuesday, September 05, 2023
I offer this letter as a more in depth consideration of point number one as expressed in the Pastoral Letter I issued on August 22.Let us rejoice to know the Church that Jesus Christ established and do our best to live as holy members of the Bride of Christ. Sept 5,... Read More

Six Essential Statements of our Catholic Faith

Friday, September 01, 2023
Six Essential Statements of our Catholic FaithThe Catholic Church is guided by truth that God has revealed to humanity through His Son Jesus Christ and the doctrine of the Church protects us from natural errors that arise in human culture. Allowing these errors to go unchecked has devastating consequences for... Read More

54 Day Rosary Novena: Praying for the Synod Delegates

Friday, August 25, 2023
I invite everyone to join in a 54 Day Rosary Novena beginning on August 27, the Memorial of St Monica and ending on October 19, the Memorial of Martyrs, St John de Brebeuf & companions. Pray that the hearts of all Synod delegates will be drawn closer to the Sacred... Read More

August 22 Letter to the Flock of Tyler

Tuesday, August 22, 2023
Please access this link to find a Pastoral Letter I have issued as we celebrate the Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Immaculate Mary, Queen of Heaven and Earth, pray for us. We face challenging times but Our Lord Jesus Christ is with us and the Queen of Heaven and... Read More

St. Lawrence, Deacon and Martyr

Thursday, August 10, 2023
St. Lawrence the Deacon and the Vocation of Catholic DeaconsDeacon Keith Fournier, JD, MTS, MPhil I often write or speak about the challenges we face in this time of crisis engulfing both the Church and the Nation. Western culture is corroding from within, precisely because we have forgotten God. When... Read More