Easter Message 2021

Bishop’s Message

Stories From The Diocese

Easter Message 2021

“….[Mary] turned around and saw Jesus standing there, but she did not know that it was Jesus. Jesus said to her,“Woman, why are you weeping? Whom are you looking for?” Supposing him to be the […]

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Holy Week 2021

Dear friends in Christ, It was the 1970’s and I was gathered around the television with my parents and sister to watch ABC’s Wide World of Sports. The theme music began and Jim McKay’s voice […]

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Parish Clergy, please take rest the week after Holy Week

Dear clergy, wardens and lay leaders, It is time for you to take a break. It is time to stop and step back for a spell. After much listening, and reflecting on my conversations with you, […]

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Life centered in prayer, March 18, 2021

En Español “Indifference, to me, is the epitome of evil.” —Elie Wiesel In 2009, I made my vows and became an oblate of a Benedictine monastery in Middleton, Wisconsin. At the center of the Benedictine spiritual […]

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A message during Lent from your bishop

Dear friends in Christ, How are your Lenten practices unfolding this season? Are they opening up a new space for you to reflect, pray, sigh deeply, exhale? If your answer is “no” I invite you to stop […]

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Ash Wednesday/Lent Miércoles de Ceniza / la Cuaresma

Psalm 51Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me. Cast me not away from your presence and take not your holy Spirit from me.Give me the joy of your […]

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