Bishop’s Letter for World Day of Prayer for Vocations 2017

Dear Brothers and Sisters, When we are given some good news, it is hard to keep it a secret.  You have just found out that you have got the job you have been seeking for a long time; you have just been unexpectedly promoted; the exam that you thought you had flunked...

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Bishop’s Pastoral Letter for the 1st Sunday of Lent 2017

Dear Sisters and Brothers, At this time of the year we often talk in terms of beginning our Lenten Journey.  It is good to make a simple point that by beginning a journey we hope that when we finish it we are in a different place or at least in a different state...

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World Day of Prayer for Vocations 2016

Dear Brothers and Sisters, It is not unusual today to hear people profess that although they are spiritual they are not religious.  Or to declare that they have faith but do not have anything to do with the Church or churches.  Whereas we are about to stand and...

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