Archbishop's Column

  1. November 6

    Co-responsibility – A Baptismal commitment

    THROUGH the sacrament of Baptism we enter into the life of Jesus, and “are incorporated into the Church and made sharers in her mission.” (CCC 1213)

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  2. April 4

    From Lenten Lament to Easter Hope

    TO my dear people in the Archdiocese, Within the Book of the Psalms are found psalms of communal lament (psalms 44, 60, 74, 79, 80, 85, 90). They are brutally […]

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  3. November 29

    Christmas: Small baby with the biggest embrace

      Dear Friends in Christ Jesus, Every Christmas we thank our all loving and merciful Father for sending us His Son, Jesus, into our world. Even as a small child […]

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  4. October 27

    In praise of merciful priests who are retired

    Dear Friends in Christ, The Year of Mercy will conclude on the Solemnity of Christ the King of the Universe (November 20). I thank everyone in the Archdiocese who has […]

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  5. May 30

    RCIA: Welcoming people into Catholic Church

    Over the years I have met many people who truly have longed to make a pilgrimage to the Holy Land. Having made this pilgrimage myself several times, I have encouraged […]

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