Bishop's Blog

Coming Together

Wednesday, February 23, 2011
A little harder to see on this cloudy day but the Chapel does continue to come together. I've had information from the firm that is designing the altar, ambo, baptismal font and tabernacle throne. I just spoke to one of the companies making a proposal for the stained glass. We've... Read More

Pictures Continue to tell the story

Tuesday, February 08, 2011
As you can see the Chapel of Saints Peter and Paul continues to take shape. The beautiful blue sky in these pictures is a wonderful backdrop for the pictures. I'm sure the workers are glad to see it and be able to work in some warmer temperatures. The forecasters tell... Read More

A Photo Update

Friday, January 28, 2011

Taking Shape

Wednesday, January 26, 2011
This silhouette of the Chapel of Saints Peter and Paul show that it is really taking shape. It is exciting to see the architectural notes that call to mind the Cathedral while at the same time highlighting the Chapel of Saints Peter and Paul as a new Catholic sanctuary for... Read More

A Chapel Rises

Tuesday, January 18, 2011
The Chapel of Saints Peter and Paul continues to make good progress. I felt for the workers on the cold days last week still working away, putting decking on the roof and laying brick. I was cold as I served as Crossing Guard on the Gorman campus for only a... Read More

Saint Andre Bessette

Thursday, January 06, 2011
Today, January 6, we celebrate the feast of Saint Andre Bessette. This date has been designated for "Brother Andre" for several years but this year 2011 is the first time we celebrate his feast with Brother Andre having been canonized by Pope Benedict XVI on October 17, of 2010.Saint Andre... Read More

New Year and the Building Goes On

Tuesday, January 04, 2011
The wooden support beams for the Chapel roof were installed on January 3, and as you can see the building is making a lot of progress.

Continuing to Build

Tuesday, December 28, 2010
The construction of the Chapel of Saints Peter and Paul continues as you can see. Brick is going on and soon the wooden trusses will be installed. It will be exciting to see the Chapel continue to develop in 2011. The contract indicates a completion date of sometime in September.... Read More

A Blessed Christmas to All

Friday, December 24, 2010
Apologies for slow posting lately but I did want to wish everyone a Blessed Christmas and Happy New Year. I'll try to get some more Chapel Progress pictures posted and reflect with you a bit regarding the exciting events of 2010 as we approach the beginning of 2011.God Bless you... Read More

The Great Inspector

Sunday, December 05, 2010
You saw the earlier post with Chapel Inspectors but now you have the chance to see the Grand Inspector!!!!! Believe me she put the architect, designer and contractor through their paces making sure the Chapel would be kid friendly and solidly built. She wanted to make sure that when she's... Read More