Message From the Archbishop to the Catholic People

Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ:  May God’s blessings be with you during these summer days! I hope this time provides opportunities for grace...

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2019-07-12T11:41:33+00:00July 10th, 2019|archbishop joseph e. kurtz, Archdiocesan News|

Decade at the helm marked by ‘adventure’

By Marnie McAllister, Record Editor When the late Archbishop Thomas C. Kelly introduced his successor during a press conference on June 14, 2007, he pointed...

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A Christmas message from the archbishop

During this season, I love to listen to the special channel on Sirius Satellite Radio that airs all Christmas music all day. Some have...

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A Christmas message from the archbishop

2015 brought many adventures, but the highlight for me was the visit of Pope Francis to the United States. I had the privilege of...

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2017-10-13T15:52:58+00:00December 17th, 2015|archbishop joseph e. kurtz, Archdiocesan News, Christmas|

Hope in the Lord — As your Father is merciful

In the sixth chapter of the Gospel according to St. Luke, Jesus gives what has been called the “Sermon on the Plain.” Like the...

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2017-10-13T15:52:58+00:00December 16th, 2015|archbishop joseph e. kurtz, Archdiocesan News, Hope in the Lord, year of mercy|

Hope in the Lord — Pray for those persecuted

Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz

Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz

My statement as USCCB president about religious persecution was supported by the U.S. Bishops at the November meeting:

“Lord Jesus Christ.”

These three whispered words rose above the sound of the surf to overcome death, as 21 Coptic Christians – brothers as dear to us as our own family — knelt in the sand before the executioner’s sword. The body and blood [...]

2017-10-13T15:53:00+00:00December 2nd, 2015|archbishop joseph e. kurtz, Archdiocesan News, Hope in the Lord|