Bishop Walkowiak’s letter regarding USCCB spring assembly
New Redemptorist Staff
Dear Friends in Christ,
Earlier this month, I attended the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) annual spring assembly in Baltimore. At the top of our agenda was discussion and voting on several measures relating to our ongoing response to the Church’s clergy sexual abuse scandal.
Brothers and Sisters in Christ,
Now that you know "who" is leaving St. Al's, I will give you the names of the new Redemptorists who will be coming to minister with you in the near future.
Well, the transfers have been made official for our Province and there will be a lot of packing and traveling taking place over the summer months. Here is what is happening at St. Al’s, Grand Rapids:
Sisters and Brothers in Christ, By now I am sure that you have noticed the beautiful wooden processional crucifix by the altar…
ALLELUIA! ALLELUIA! ALLELUIA!
May the risen Lord breathe on our minds and
open our eyes that we may know Him
in the breaking of the bread
And follow Him in His risen life!
We begin the solemn Holy Week this Palm Sunday. On this day we remember Jesus’ entrance into Jerusalem, cheered by the crowds who in a few days will later shout for His crucifixion…
Things are a little hectic in our world, in our nation, and I surmise in our private lives as well. In your musings, I offer one of my favorite prayers from St. Theresa of Liseaux…