An update on parish boundaries

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Bishop Ricken

We have some very good news! After years of arduous labor, we now have completely updated and redefined parish boundaries. Your pastors have just received thorough descriptions … Read More

A tool to monitor students’ growth

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Bishop Ricken

The more time we spend with another person, the more we get to know them – their interests, hobbies, personality, humor, family or habits. Just like our … Read More

Have a blessed Christmas!

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Bishop Ricken

These snow covered days and frigid temperatures are certainly doing their part to put us in the mood for the Christmas holidays. Advent is a time of … Read More

U.S. bishops pass strategic plan

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Bishop Ricken

At this year’s annual November meeting, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) elected two very good leaders: the president, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of the Archdiocese of … Read More

Jubilee Year of Mercy for prisoners

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Bishop Ricken

This past Sunday, the Holy Father reached out to another group needing to hear of the love and mercy of Jesus. In a beautiful Mass at St. … Read More

National Vocation Awareness Week

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Bishop Ricken

This week is National Vocation Awareness Week in the diocese. I would like to take this opportunity this week to share with you a personal story of … Read More