Bishop's Blog

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

Day 7 A Very Special Day

Wednesday, October 07, 2009
I had an early run this morning down College St to Bergfeld Park etc. Then I joined our St. Gregory Catholic School community for the National Walk to School. I thought it was a great experience that reminded me of simpler days. I rode the bus but however we got... Read More

Day 6 so Far So good

Tuesday, October 06, 2009
I had another good run on the Faulkner Trail this afternoon. It was a lot more humid today and almost 90 degrees.Continued to reflect on today's Gospel passage from the Gospel acccording to Luke. Today's passage is the encounter with Martha and Mary when Jesus says Mary has chosen the... Read More

Day 5

Monday, October 05, 2009
I had a good run this afternoon. I ran at Faulkner Park on the bike trail. I always enjoy the woods after a heavy rain like yesterday, everything is peaceful and quiet. By the way, I wanted to apologize for typos on these posts. I've written several of them on... Read More

A Runner's Tribute to Saint Francis of Assisi

Monday, October 05, 2009
The Catholic Church celebrated the Feast of Saint Francis of Assisi yesterday, October 4th and as we remember this italian saint who lived hundreds of years ago he reminds us that we must care for Mother Earth as a gift from God.Saint Francis celebrated the beauty of every aspect of... Read More

Day 4

Sunday, October 04, 2009
Well gang I must confess I didn't run today, too much rain. I know that's a wimpy excuse but I didn't think it would be very smart to get soaking wet. I did get in a good workout on my Nordic track so hopefully that counts. My cat always reacts... Read More


Saturday, October 03, 2009