Be Joyful Witnesses To Christ

Every Sunday, in fact, every celebration of the Eucharist is a ‘Little Easter.’  During the Easter Season, the Church not only recalls the resurrection of Jesus Christ, but is actually renewed in the life of the Risen Christ, through the life of the Holy Spirit. This life of the Risen Christ Read more…

Another Confirmation Season In The Books

Wednesday evening in Kemmerer concluded this year’s Confirmation season.  Pentecost Sunday I will Confirm a group of adults here in Cheyenne, but this year’s travel season is now complete.  Eight young people were confirmed at St. Patrick’s Wednesday evening. A special thanks goes to my good friend, Mark Seabrook, who Read more…

Parish Staffing Task Force

Today, our parish staffing task force met in Casper.  Much information has been compiled through parish surveys, parish listening sessions, and deanery clergy sessions.  I am very grateful for the work of this group. This is the “second lung” of our strategic planning process.  This task force is charged with Read more…

Faith: Pass It On

As a bishop, I’m often reminded of the element of Apostolic Succession.  Indeed, the bishops play a critical role in protecting, nourishing, preaching and handing on the faith.  But there is also the critical role played by those to whom the faith is preached.  Just as down through the centuries, Read more…