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THE BISHOP'S CROZIER: Merciful and Inexhaustible Love

By Bishop James R. Golka

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And I will give them another heart and a new spirit I will put within them. From their bodies I will remove the hearts of stone, and give them hearts of flesh, so that they walk according to my statutes, taking care to keep my ordinances. Thus they will be my people, and I will be their God.” 
— Ezekiel 11:19-20

Perhaps you have read C.S. Lewis’ book or seen the film adaptation of “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.”  If so, you know at the end of the story there is a critical moment where Aslan the Lion, who represents Jesus Christ, restores life to all the creatures that the White Witch had turned into statues.

THE BISHOP'S CROZIER: Renewing Our Faith at Easter

By Bishop James R. Golka

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I am the resurrection and the life; whoever believes in me, even if he dies, will live, and everyone who lives and believes in me will never die. Do you believe this?” – John 11:25-26

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

Kerygma” is a Greek word meaning “proclamation.” The kerygma isn’t just a news announcement. It is the proclamation of salvation: that Jesus came to save us from sin and death, and that he invites us into relationship with him.

THE BISHOP'S CROZIER: The Challenge of the Common Good

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"You shall love the Lord, your God, with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind. This is the greatest and the first commandment. The second is like it:  You shall love your neighbor as yourself. The whole law and the prophets depend on these two commandments.” – Matthew 22:36-40

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

As we find ourselves deep in the season of Lent — a time of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving — we strive to re-commit our lives to Jesus and to root out any areas that are keeping us from growing in relationship with Him. This annual journey is always an invitation to discern ways we can deepen our love for the Lord and for each other.

THE BISHOP'S CROZIER: The Catholic ‘Both/And’ of Immigration

By Bishop James R. Golka

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Am I my brothers’ keeper?” – Genesis 4:9

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

“Am I my brother’s keeper?” There is a temptation to answer this question — asked by Cain after he killed his brother Abel — in the negative. But to answer “no” to that question would be a flawed understanding of this passage in the Book of Genesis.

THE BISHOP'S CROZIER: Gratitude, Celebration, Preparation

By Bishop James R. Golka

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Even now, says the LORD, return to me with your whole heart . . .” — Joel 2:12

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

As we approach Ash Wednesday and the beginning of Lent, we are invited to let the first words of the First Reading for Ash Wednesday shape our annual Lenten journey. “Even now, says the Lord, return to me with your whole heart . . . ”

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