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By Bishop Gerald Barnes

 A fresh start…

 A do-over…

 Hitting the reset button…

 Turning the page…

 We are all familiar with these colloquialisms that describe the fundamental need of human beings to be redeemed from struggle and sin.

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By Bishop Gerald Barnes

 “There was no room for them in the inn.”

 The Gospel of Luke famously tells us that when Mary and Joseph sought a place for the birth of Jesus, their preferred location was not available.

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By Most Reverend Gerald Barnes

 The coming months are a time of year that many look forward to; moments of family gatherings and no shortage of celebrations in our Church. We have All Saints and All Souls, Thanksgiving, major Feast Days for the Immaculate Conception and Our Lady of Guadalupe, and, of course, the liturgical seasons of Advent and then Christmas. We look forward to the relaxation of Thanksgiving and Christmas breaks, gift giving, eating delicious foods and spending time with friends and family. 

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By Most Rev. Gerald R. Barnes

 We are in the time of year marked by confirmations, graduations and summer vacations.

 So it seems as appropriate a time as any to reflect on our youth and how we are called to minister to and with them.

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