We’ll soon celebrate a newly expanded feast day…what used to be the Feast of St. Martha is now the Feast of Saints Martha, Mary, and Lazarus. Find out more about this story featuring the raising of Lazarus from the dead and other miracle stories that reveal the identity of Jesus.
- After receiving First Communion, is there a limited amount of time before you should receive the Sacrament of Confirmation? If someone is never confirmed but still regularly attending Mass, can they be married in the Church?
- Has Bishop read or heard of the book: “A Church in Crisis: Pathways Forward” by Ralph Martin (a seminary professor at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit? It was published on October 22, 2020. Does he have any reflections/comments on the book? If not, I simply want to say: Thank you and God bless you, Bishop, on your continued work for the flock of Christ, and specifically for your interview with OSV on your work regarding the USCCB’s upcoming letter on the Eucharist. I am sharing this interview with others, as much as I can, to spring hope in all our hearts!
- Do you have a favorite secular holiday? (July 4th, New Year’s Thanksgiving, etc) And why so?