A transcript of Bishop David Talley’s Homily at the Red Mass celebrated at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral on September 21, 2018, Feast of St. Matthew; Mass of the Holy Spirit We celebrate this Red Mass, a votive Mass of the Holy Spirit, to ask blessing and benediction on the judges and attorneys and legislators and…

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U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Administrative Committee Statement on Sex Abuse Scandals; Committee Releases Actions to be Taken Within Its Authority September 19, 2018 WASHINGTON–The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Administrative Committee has issued the following statement today in response to the recent sex abuse scandals. In the statement, the bishops say they pledge…

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By Cari Terracina, Publications Manager “I turned to the Lord, to seek help, in prayer and petition, with fasting, sackcloth, and ashes.” (Daniel 9:3) As the Church as a whole processes the information of the recent clerical abuse scandals, several of our church leaders have pointed out the importance of taking action, of continuously returning…

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Bishop David Talley would like to share with you the letter he sent to the clergy of our diocese regarding the latest revelations concerning clergy sexual abuse: August 24, Feast of St. Bartholomew, an Apostle of the Lord I have waited a bit to write to you, not knowing how to say what was in…

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