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Bishop David Zubik's letter to the faithful

Bishop David Zubik's letter to the faithful

Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ:The Church is the Body of Christ. We are called to be His face, His hands, His heart. Today, we are all wounded in some way by the heartbreaking accounts...

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Bishop David Zubik's letter to the faithful

Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ:The Church is the Body of Christ. We are called to be His face, His hands, His heart. Today, we are all wounded in some way by the heartbreaking accounts...

Bishop David Zubik

My heart is heavy

As I write this, my heart is heavy.No one who has read the grand jury report can be unaffected. It is a record of the violation that children suffered at the hands of men who were ordained...

9/14

It was 2001. None of us over the age of 25 will forget where we were on 9/11 of that year. On that Tuesday morning, terrorists crashed planes into the North and South towers of the World Trade...

A lap around the lake

One of my real joys as bishop — and I am blessed with so many — is celebrating the sacrament of confirmation. Just a few weeks ago, I finished my schedule of spring confirmations. It...

Sunday will never be the same again

June is a month of endings and beginnings.Many people marry in June. It’s the beginning of a new life together, of building a home and filling it with love. Yet this requires husband...

Bishop Zubik answers On Mission questions

On April 12, 2015, Bishop David Zubik launched On Mission for The Church Alive! with a year of prayer and study. It continued with extensive consultation, open to all Catholics in the Diocese of...

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Father Bober

A priest's perspective

QUESTION: I am not sure how to ask any of the priests I know, but I wonder what priests feel when so much appears in the newspapers about clergy sexual abuse?ANSWER: Of...

Church invites all to know the Bible

QUESTION: Some people say that the Catholic Church is afraid of private interpretation of Scripture. Isn’t that what we all do every time we take up the Bible? Isn’t that what...

Kosher laws have ancient origin

QUESTION: I have never fully understood what is included in the “kosher” laws observed within the Jewish community. Why don’t Christians follow...

Use care when buying a Bible

QUESTION: I wanted to buy a Bible as a wedding gift for two Catholic friends. I thought that it would be a simple matter of going to a bookstore and getting one. I found so many different...

Our real citizenship is in heaven

QUESTION: My question is about death. Today we see so many people doing everything possible to save or prolong their own lives. Why? As Christians aren’t we supposed to view life and...

Daily communion with God is needed

QUESTION: When the church talks about “daily prayers” what does it mean? ANSWER: A response to the question above must consider both...

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