Homily in the Vietnamese Diocese of Vinh

Below is my homily at the Mass at the shrine of Saint Anthony in the Vietnamese Diocese of Vinh on Monday (January 30) morning.  This Mass took place on the third day of the lunar new year, which is referred to as TET In Vietnam and which is the biggest and most popular festival of the year in this country. It is typically celebrated for several (often about seven) days.

I visited Vietnam on behalf of the United States Conference […]

2017-10-13T15:52:22+00:00January 31st, 2017|Archbishop's Blog|

January 2017 Conversations, Segment 3

Conversations is a monthly, 30-minute television show in which I participate in an ongoing conversation about the Archdiocese of Louisville, my involvement with the larger Church (both nationally and globally), and issues of faith in general. In the third segment from our January 2017 episode, Chancellor Dr. Brian Reynolds and I discuss major events coming up in the first quarter of 2017 and what they say about the work of the Archdiocese.

 

2017-10-13T15:52:22+00:00January 30th, 2017|Archbishop's Blog|

My Travels in Vietnam

This week  I am traveling to Vietnam for a pastoral visit on behalf of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops to continue the efforts among episcopal conferences to strengthen relationships worldwide.  Below are some photos that show highlights of my visit to date. Just landed in Vietnam for Pastoral visit during Tet – here greeted by Fr Anthony’s family & Sr Servants of Jesus Christ High Priest. Gift giving to Cardinal Peter Nhon & Bishop Laurent Minh […]

2017-10-13T15:52:23+00:00January 27th, 2017|Archbishop's Blog|

Imparting the Breath of Life

The month of January is one in which we recall in a special way the gift of human life and the need to protect life from its destruction through abortion.  This is because of the January 22, 1973 anniversary of the Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade, which legalized abortion in the United States.  This month, we also remembered the dignity of human life as we observe Poverty Awareness Month during January (see here ), as we recalled the fight […]

2017-10-13T15:52:23+00:00January 22nd, 2017|Archbishop's Blog|

January 2017 Conversations, Segment 2

Conversations is a monthly, 30-minute television show in which I participate in an ongoing conversation about the Archdiocese of Louisville, my involvement with the larger Church (both nationally and globally), and issues of faith in general. In the second segment from our January 2017 episode, Mr. Richard Lechleiter, President of the Catholic Education Foundation, and I talk about the work of the Foundation and its upcoming Salute to Catholic School Alumni Dinner.

 

2017-10-13T15:52:23+00:00January 20th, 2017|Archbishop's Blog|

January 2017 Conversations, Segment 1

Conversations is a monthly, 30-minute television show in which I participate in an ongoing conversation about the Archdiocese of Louisville, my involvement with the larger Church (both nationally and globally), and issues of faith in general. In the first segment from our January 2017 episode, Chancellor Dr. Brian Reynolds discuss questions from viewers.

2017-10-13T15:52:24+00:00January 6th, 2017|Archbishop's Blog|