Bishops' Corner

Remembering a Man of Peace and Conscience

By Archbishop Charles J. Chaput

Catholics can take a lesson in the courage to follow a well-formed Christian conscience from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  King was first and above... (Read more)

Eyes on the prize

By Archbishop José H. Gomez

We begin this new year as we do every year, with hopes for a brighter tomorrow.   And as we always do, Catholics in the United States begin... (Read more)

Time and Tide: The Challenge of a New Year

By Bishop Arthur Serratelli

In his Historia Anglorum, the 12th century English chronicler Henry of Huntingdon handed down the oft-repeated story of King Canute, the legendary... (Read more)

My Mom’s Christmas Cookies

By Bishop Thomas J. Tobin

My mom loved Christmas. Each year it quickened her step and lifted her spirits, creating a lot of activity in the little house in which we... (Read more)

Bethlehem: Receiving the Bread of Life

By Bishop Arthur Serratelli

Giza built pyramids fit for a king. Athens gloried in the Acropolis envied by the wise. Rome boasted of her Colosseum and her military might.... (Read more)

Father Stanley Francis Rother, Martyr

By Archbishop Paul S. Coakley

On Friday, Dec. 2, we received the long awaited news that Pope Francis had declared Father Stanley Rother, Oklahoma priest and missionary, a... (Read more)

Advent: The School of Patience

By Bishop Arthur Serratelli

The Greek philosopher Aristotle once said, “Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.” The most influential person in the scientific revolution,... (Read more)

Thanksgiving: More than Just One Day

By Bishop Arthur Serratelli

Some psychologists today have begun speaking about “a culture of anxiety.”  The fast pace of modern living, the constant exposure to media hype,... (Read more)
The confrontational, contentious, name-calling and combative tone of the 2016 presidential campaign has left its mark on the American psyche.... (Read more)
I am not alone in observing that this long campaign season exposed deep divisions in our society and real anxiety about our country’s future... (Read more)

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