Message for Feast of Corpus Christi 2004

“ The seeds of disunity, which daily experience shows to be so deeply rooted in humanity as a result of sin, are countered by the unifying power of the body of Christ. The Eucharist, precisely by building up the Church, creates human community.” Encyclical ‘Ecclesia de Eucharistia’.   Dear sisters …

The Bishop’s Message for Pentecost 2004

“ The promise is for you!”     My Sisters and Brothers in Christ, It is only eight weeks since I had the opportunity to celebrate Mass, on a number of occasions, in St. Peter’s Basilica. I remember being deeply moved one morning to discover that the Sacristan had allocated …