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Encontrando fuerza en tiempos de transición

Encontrando fuerza en tiempos de transición  La vida está llena de transiciones. Puedo testificar a esto, haber sido transferido siete veces desde mi ordenación como sacerdote hace casi 30 años, más recientemente a Evansville para servir como su Obispo. En esta temporada de graduaciones, los estudiantes pasan de una escuel...
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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Finding strength in times of transition

Finding strength in times of transition Life is full of transitions. I can testify to this, having been transferred seven times since my ordination as a priest almost 30 years ago – most recently to Evansville to serve as your Bishop. In this season of graduations, students transition from one school to another, into the military o...
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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Celebrating and living our Easter Faith

Celebrating and living our Easter Faith Have you ever wondered what Peter and John were thinking as they ran to the tomb that first Easter morning? They had come from the upper room where the remaining apostles had huddled together in fear since Jesus’ death on Good Friday. There they brooded over the events of the previous days, n...
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Thursday, March 29, 2018

Lent is a gift

Lent is a gift I have a confession to make.  When I was young, I didn’t like Lent.  In fact Lent seemed like the longest 40 days of the year.  It probably had something to do with the fact that in our home during this season, we couldn’t watch TV; couldn’t have candy or snacks; an...
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Wednesday, February 07, 2018

La Cuaresma es un regalo

La Cuaresma es un regalo Tengo una confesión que hacer. Cuando era joven, no me gustaba la Cuaresma. De hecho, la Cuaresma parecía ser los 40 días más largos del año. Probablemente tuvo algo que ver con el hecho de que en nuestra casa durante esta temporada, no podíamos ver la televisión;...
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Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Looking back over an eventful beginning

Looking back over an eventful beginning As I was thinking about the topic for my first article in the Message, I figured that I didn’t need to introduce myself, as that was done so comprehensively by this paper in the issues before my Installation.  I am grateful to Tim Lilley and the whole Message staff for the wonderful cove...
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Thursday, January 25, 2018

Mirando hacia atrás en un comienzo lleno de acontecimientos

Mirando hacia atrás en un comienzo lleno de acontecimientos Cuando estaba pensando en el tema de mi primer artículo en el Message, pensé que no era necesario que me presentara, ya que esto se hizo de manera exhaustiva en este periódico en las publicaciones anteriores a mi Instalación. Estoy agradecido a Tim Lilley y a todo el personal de...
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Thursday, January 25, 2018

Homily Solemn Evening Prayer

Homily Solemn Evening Prayer Dear friends, it is with much joy, and no little trepidation, that I gather in prayer with you in this Cathedral Church, on this, the vigil of my installation as the sixth bishop of Evansville. I thank you for your presence, especially those who travelled a great distance.   I am grateful to A...
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Thursday, December 21, 2017

Homily Mass of Installation

Homily Mass of Installation May Jesus Christ be praised!  Your Excellency, Archbishop Pierre; Archbishops and Bishops; Brother Priests, Deacons, Seminarians; Men and Women Religious; dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ Jesus: It is a great joy to stand before you as the newly installed 6th Bishop of the Diocese of Evansv...
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Thursday, December 21, 2017

Homilía - Misa de instalación

Homilía - Misa de instalación ¡Que Jesucristo sea alabado! Su Excelencia, Arzobispo Pierre; Arzobispos y Obispos; Hermanos Sacerdotes, Diáconos, Seminaristas; Religiosos y Religiosas; queridos hermanos y hermanas en Cristo Jesús: Es una gran alegría pararse ante ustedes como el sexto obispo recién insta...
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Thursday, December 21, 2017