Bishop's Blog

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

Day 10

Saturday, October 10, 2009
The run today felt really good. I ran down Front street to Vine and around to 4th street and then wound my way back to the Cathedral. I do my best to stay on turf these days because I have some problems with my feet so it is always a... Read More

Follow Up

Saturday, October 10, 2009
I wanted to report that I did get in a good Nordic Track Trek. In some ways it's harder to use a treadmill or other exercise machine because it can be so boring. You have to get creative with music or something to move the clock along a little faster.... Read More

Day 9 A Rainout?

Friday, October 09, 2009
Just making a wild guess but I'm guessing today will be another Nordic Track day. I'm doing things a bit differently today, writing my blog post before I go for a run or Nordic Track Trek!!As I've been working in my office at the Cathedral this morning I've been watching... Read More

Day 8

Thursday, October 08, 2009
I ran through the Azalea District today taking a route that wound through streets like College, Rusk, Robertson, Dobbs and Shaw. Recognize any of those?It was very humid and I don't know if it was just because it was Day 8 or because of the humidity but it was a... Read More