Bishop's Blog

A Nice Day

Thursday, October 22, 2009
Just thought I'd share this picture of Fr. Joe "at work" on a pretty day.

Day 21 Runnin' Down Hill

Thursday, October 22, 2009
At day 21 I'm pleased that I have been able to keep up with the running pretty well. I admit it has been a challenge to fit them in but I'm always glad I did.Today was a quick run in the neighborhood South of the Cathedral down College Street etc.... Read More

Day 20

Thursday, October 22, 2009
I had to go to West,Texas today (the town) yes there is a West,Texas. I guess they named it West after they had exhausted their more creative ideas like Waxahachie and Italy!!! I had a good run in the countryside outside West. The beautiful weekend we had was taken over... Read More

Day 17, 18 & 19 Catching Up!!!!

Monday, October 19, 2009
The weather has been what I call "perfect running weather" the past three days. It has been a challenge to wedge a run into my schedule these past days but I managed to get it done and I'm glad I did. Day 17 I ran in the neighborhood near the... Read More

Day 16 Get 'er Done

Friday, October 16, 2009
The picture is of the Statue of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Christ at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. It is special to me because today, October 16, is the memorial of Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque who had a special devotion to the Sacred Heart. My mother Monica Clare... Read More

Day 15 I Confess

Friday, October 16, 2009
I bet you don't often have a chance to hear the confession of a priest!!! I have to confess that after planes, trains and automobiles yesterday I wasn't able to get in a run, a treadmill session or even a Nordic track!! I'm determined to get one in today and... Read More

Day 14

Wednesday, October 14, 2009
Another good workout on the treadmill, it will be good to get back to the trails in Tyler. I only saw a couple of my canon law classmates. I guess a lit of places are really struggling with their budgets so mist of the participants are from fairly close by.The... Read More

Day 13

Tuesday, October 13, 2009
I had a good workout on the treadmill today. Thirty one minutes on the treadmill isn't exactly a run but it felt good.

Day 12 Thanks to All

Monday, October 12, 2009
I realized I haven't said thank you to all of you who have pledged your support for my running project. I don't have any totals yet but I know a number of you have been really generous. It has bee fun. Thank You!!!!I managed to get out to the Kentucky... Read More

Day 11

Sunday, October 11, 2009
I had a good workout tonight on the treadmill in the hotel fitness center. Certainly not the same as a run in the park but still gets the blood pumping. The machines were full of gadgets, even a virtual fitness trainer!!I'll scout out the area tomorrow to see if I... Read More