Month: June 2019

US Conference of Catholic Bishops – June Meeting Accomplishments

Many of you already know that the US Catholic bishops gathered in Baltimore this week for three days of meetings. Upper most in our prayer and hearts, as well as our agenda –  taking concrete actions to hold bishops accountable for sexual misconduct and irresponsible governance. Before getting to those actions, I wish to draw attention to other matters of business which were addressed: approved a revised passage on the death penalty for the US Catholic Catechism expressed support to continue to advance on local level the cause for canonization of Servant of God Irving […]

Church As The Barque Of Christ

When I was introduced as the new Coadjutor Archbishop of Seattle, one of the Auxiliary Bishops gave me a book to read titled The Boys In The Boat, by Daniel James Brown. The book is about the young men who made up the rowing team for the University of Washington and went on to win gold in Berlin during the 1936 Olympics. It is a story of individuals, grit and determination, life, overcoming adversity, and the requisite ability to come together as a cohesive unit to work together as a team. In many ways, as […]

Installation As Coadjutor Archbishop of Seattle: “Do You Love Me? Yes, Lord, You Know That I Love You.”

Well, friends, it has been quite a day! Before calling it a day, I wish to share with you the homily from today’s Mass of Reception at St. James Cathedral. I am now duly installed as the Coadjutor Archbishop of Seattle. Many thanks to Archbishop Sartain, Archbishop Pierre, Fr. Ryan and all who put together a marvelous celebration. Readings: Friday, 7th Week of Easter – Jeremiah 1:4-9, Acts 25:13-21; John 21:15-19 “Do you Love me?” Saints Peter & Paul & Blessed Mother Mary as Icons of Love Good afternoon! Archbishop Sartain, Bishops Elizondo and Muggenburg. […]

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