Bishop’s September Reflection: The Resurrection of the Body

Bishop’s September Reflection: The Resurrection of the Body

by Bishop Michael Duca I believe in the Holy Spirit, the Holy Catholic Church, the communion of Saints, the forgiveness of sins, the resurrection of…

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Bishop’s August Reflection: We are Called to be Missionary Disciples

Bishop’s August Reflection: We are Called to be Missionary Disciples

by Bishop Michael G. Duca During the first few days of July, I attended the Convocation of Catholic Leader in Orlando, FL, where the bishops…

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Bishop’s Reflection: Don’t Be Afraid to Be “Religious”

Bishop’s Reflection: Don’t Be Afraid to Be “Religious”

by Bishop Michael G. Duca I think it is fair to say that in today’s secular culture there is a bias against religion. Maybe the…

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Bishop’s May Reflection: Prepare for Pastoral Changes with an Open Heart

Bishop’s May Reflection: Prepare for Pastoral Changes with an Open Heart

by Bishop Michael Duca Every year brings new challenges to a bishop. This year the challenge is the retirement of three of our priests/pastors:  Father…

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Bishop’s Reflection: Speak Charitably, Confidently & Joyfully

Bishop’s Reflection: Speak Charitably, Confidently & Joyfully

by Bishop Michael G. Duca “CHRIST IS RISEN! HE IS RISEN INDEED! I have always been at a loss for how to greet people at…

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Bishop’s Reflection: What Will You Do When Jesus Knocks?

Bishop’s Reflection: What Will You Do When Jesus Knocks?

by Bishop Michael G. Duca “Repent and believe in the Gospel.” This is one of the exhortations that can be used for the imposition of…

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Bishop’s Reflection: Be a Good Steward of Your God-Given Gifts

Bishop’s Reflection: Be a Good Steward of Your God-Given Gifts

by Bishop Michael G. Duca This month we kick off our annual Diocesan Stewardship Appeal.  This successful yearly collection to fund the work of our…

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Bishop’s Reflection: Renewed Hope for the New Year

Bishop’s Reflection: Renewed Hope for the New Year

by Bishop Michael Duca In November of last year I was uncertain if I would be able to begin this New Year with an optimistic…

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Bishop’s Reflection: Create a Spiritual Center for Christmas

Bishop’s Reflection: Create a Spiritual Center for Christmas

by Bishop Michael G. Duca Every year as Christmas draws near, I call to mind good memories of family celebrations, Christmas feasts, the gathering of…

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Bishop’s Reflection: Thankfulness: A Joyful Awareness of God’s Love

Bishop’s Reflection: Thankfulness: A Joyful Awareness of God’s Love

by Bishop Michael G. Duca Every first of November my thoughts go to Thanksgiving Day. I think this holiday comes to mind because I have…

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