Blog Updates

July 1, 2016

The Link Between Freedom and Truth The Catechetical Congress held on Saturday, June 18 at Eureka focused on mercy, the theme of this Extraordinary Jubilee Year.

June 1, 2016

Voluntarily Cooperating In Evil Is Not An Option One of the headlines for the month has been that the Little Sisters of the Poor have found some support from the Supreme Court of t

May 1, 2016

The Joy of Love The recently published long awaited Apostolic Exhortation by Pope Francis, titled The Joy of Love is a very important document and needs to be read.

April 1, 2016

Jesus is Lord! He is Risen! Let us rejoice and be glad! Easter! For some the relieved sigh is, “It’s about time!” for others perhaps, “Already?” is more appropriate.

March 1, 2016

24 Hours for the Lord – Friday and Saturday, March 4-5 One of the programs encouraged by Pope Francis to highlight the Year of Mercy is a block of time, 24 hours in fact, to be set

February 1, 2016

A Season of Great Grace From all external appearances this Lent is not different from any other Lent.

January 1, 2016

No Element of Abortion Aligns With Mercy The date of January 22 is a stark reminder for me of the prevalence of the taking of the lives of pre-born children in our country.

April 1, 2015

Simon of Cyrene:

September 17, 2014
by Bishop Robert F. Vasa

If evidence is needed how wrong some media commentators can get a story, look no further than the coverage of Pope Francis’ recent action of witnessing the marriages of 20 couples, some of whom had

August 28, 2014
by Bishop Robert F. Vasa

 As a priest I have frequently seen the beauty and effectiveness of the sacrament of reconciliation, or, if you prefer, confession.