'You are the salt of the earth.You are the light of the world.'
'Remember you are dust and unto dust you shall return.'
Catholic Schools Week: a time to motivate faith, excellence, and service.
'In proclaiming the Word of God, may we come to know God’s love for us'
Giving thanks for the gift of the Santo Niño: the Sinulog festival.
For the next few weeks, we embark on our journey together in Ordinary Time.
My sisters and brothers – friends of life – how grateful I am to be with you once again this year!
Mass at the Ascension St. Vincent’s Birmingham chapel, marking the hospital’s 125th anniversary
We gather as a Christian community of believers to express our gratitude for this previous year and welcome in the New Year.
Bishop Raica celebrated a Mass of the Dead, or Requiem Mass for Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI.
I am impressed by the quality and excellence of our schools to prepare faith-filled citizens and disciples for tomorrow’s society.
With deep sorrow, we, priests, deacons, consecrated religious, and faithful of the Diocese of Birmingham in Alabama join the faithful and people of good will throughout the world in mourning the loss of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI.
The Immaculate Conception is the patroness of the United States and other countries as well.
“The hopes and fears of all the years are met in Thee tonight.” What a beautiful line and worthy of a brief reflection!
Today, you, too, are welcomed on this special Advent journey.
“Come Lord, be with us and stay with us! Let us be overwhelmed by you!”
We “rejoice” that what we await for is nearer than what it was last week or the week before.
Bishop Raica Installs St. Thomas’ New Pastor
Today is the culmination of the Church year, the last Sunday in Ordinary Time devoted to Christ the King!
I am so very grateful for the energy and fervor I am witnessing around our diocese.
We have the occasion to join together in prayer for our law enforcement, fire fighters, and first responders.
We gather for our White Mass surrounding in our prayer those in the medical profession.
We are one family united – on a journey toward a common destiny – to be one with Jesus for eternity!
The Red Mass stands historically as one of the great events of the judicial year.