The focus is on "supporting our people and letting them stand in dignity to start a new life...rebuilding the heart and soul" is the bigger challenge.
To be able to do the kind of work that we do that is joyful for us and brings joy to others, it can't be beat.
Msgr. McDonald was beloved by many of the diocese's recently ordained priests, who cite his influence on their vocation to the priesthood.
Roundup of day two of the bishops' annual meeting.
"It is clear that the Holy See is taking seriously the abuse crisis in the church."
"Only love can truly defeat evil. Love begets love, and peace begets peace, but anger, hatred and violence breed more of the same."
The Diocese's most recently ordained, Father Leo Song, and a more experienced priest, Msgr. Charles Fink, were honored at annual dinner.
Bishop Barres was the main celebrant and keynote speaker at the annual Mass and Communion breakfast.