Posts Tagged ‘bishops’

Thanks and Prayers for the New Bishop of Richmond

Friday, January 12th, 2018

Today, a native son of the Church of Washington, Bishop Barry C. Knestout, is being installed as the new shepherd of the Diocese of Richmond at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart. We rejoice that Pope Francis has given our now-former auxiliary bishop this responsibility to teach, lead and sanctify that portion of the Lord’s […] [Read more]

The Ministry of Bishop Manifests Christ’s Presence in the World

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016

Today is the traditional day for the celebration of Epiphany, in which the Church recalls how wise men from the east recognized the great Star of Bethlehem as a divine sign and followed this light to find the Lord Jesus. As they undertook their journey to the newborn King, they represented the peoples of the […] [Read more]

The One Body of Christ: Sign and Instrument of the Unity of the Human Family

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

When a reporter on the plane back to Rome said that Pope Francis had “become a star in the United States,” our Holy Father responded that he preferred the traditional title of “Servant of the servants of God.” This humility characterized the Pope’s meeting with the bishops of this country, saying that he came to […] [Read more]