October 5, 2015

A Shepherd's Message - October 5, 2015

I am writing this column from Rome. The Synod of Bishops began on Sunday, October 4, with an Opening Mass in which all the Synod participants concelebrated with the Holy Father.

September 8, 2015

A Shepherd's Message - September 8, 2015

In a few weeks Pope Francis will make his first pilgrimage to the United States. It is not only his first visit as Successor of St. Peter but his first visit ever to the United States.

September 4, 2015

Statement re. Planned Parenthood

Twenty years ago, Pope St. John Paul II wrote in his Encyclical, Evangelium Vitae (the Gospel of Life) that "whatever is opposed to life itself… whatever violates the integrity of the human person … whatever insults human dignity … are infamies indeed.

August 14, 2015

A Shepherd's Message - August 18, 2015

Though summertime is also vacation time, it has always proven to be busy here in the Archdiocese and beyond in activities to deepen and enrich our Catholic Faith.

June 26, 2015

Statement re. Supreme Court Ruling on Marriage

The Supreme Court's narrow majority decision today is gravely unjust as it attempts to change the nature of marriage. Mandating marriage redefinition across the country is a tragic error harming the common good and the most vulnerable among us.

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