Easter Triduum

My dear friends, today we prepare to enter the Sacred Triduum. I wish to encourage all of this readership to make sure you know what the liturgical schedule is for your parish these next three days; Holy Thursday, Good Friday and the Great Easter Vigil. Our presence and full participation Read more…

Clergy Announcements

Today has been another full day of meetings.  I met today with the Deans of the Diocese to discuss a number of important topics, not the least of which are the clergy appointments for this summer.  Decisions about clergy assignments perhaps have the largest impact on the People of God.  Even Read more…

Giving Christ Our Full Attention

In a recent period of prayer, I was mindful of a question of Pope Francis: “Is the Church still capable of warming hearts?”  I turned this question in prayer towards God, asking: “Are You still capable of warming our hearts?”  In pretty quick fashion, the Lord revealed that indeed He Read more…