Dear friends, at the outset, I wish a very blessed Father’s Day to all!
Bishop Raica ordained Father Charles Deering to the priesthood at the Cathedral of St. Paul.
I welcome those who have come from near and far to be with us today at the Cathedral of St. Paul to celebrate the great feast of Pentecost.
Whenever we gather for Eucharist, we typically exchange a greeting of peace – either by responding to “peace be with you.”
Bishop Raica celebrated the Diocesan Baccalaureate Mass for all graduating seniors in the diocese.
On the Feast of Our Lady of Fatima, Bishop Raica celebrated Mass at St. Rose Academy in Birmingham.
Dear friends, again, I welcome all those who come to the cathedral today and who...
There is always a lot of excitement in the diocese whenever there is an ordination to the priesthood or diaconate.
Dear friends, the readings the Church puts before us recall again the journey of...
My friends, growing up, it was not uncommon for us to have nicknames.
It is always a distinct honor for me to preside at the deacon ordinations here at St. Bernard Abbey.
We welcome all to the feast of God’s mercy given us by Christ who is risen – truly risen – from the dead.
The Stations of the Cross in our diocese recalled the “depths of Christ’s love for us.”
It is my immense joy to echo the same message that the women who found the tomb empty and later encountered Him early that Easter morning.
We come together as a Church family to commemorate the institution of the Eucharist.
On this Palm Sunday, we recall the journey of our Lord to Jerusalem.
The Chrism Mass is a splendid opportunity to renew collectively our commitment to ministry.
Today, we turn our attention to the third part of this liturgical tryptic – the man Lazarus, who was raised from the dead by Jesus.
The fourth Sunday of Lent, is also known as Laetare Sunday (or “Rejoice” Sunday).
We commemorate the Solemnity of the Annunciation of our Blessed Mother. You remember that this is the moment when the Archangel Gabriel visited.
Our Holy Father, in response to numerous requests by the people of God, desires to entrust the nations at war to the special care of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
Our prayers continue in earnest for the families and those impacted by the Russian – Ukraine war.
My friends, on Ash Wednesday, we considered our mortality. We were reminded that with all our earthly success in this life, we are but mere dust.
My friends, today we are at a juncture in our faith journey as we pivot this coming Wednesday, Ash Wednesday, into our Lenten season.