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Apr 15, 2024

On this week's episode, Bishop Burbidge: 

  • Implores the faithful to unite in prayer with Pope Francis to pray unceasingly for peace in the Middle East
  • Highlights some of the diocesan schools honored for their outstanding commitment to military families within this Month of the Military Child 
  • Explains more about the recently released declaration by the Vatican Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith on human dignity, Dignitas Infinita; click here to read Bishop’s statement and the document
  • Speaks of Catholic Charities Christ House as one of the treasures of the diocese in its service to the poor in Alexandria for the last 50 years; read his April column on this great work here 
  • Attributes the recent quality and quantity of vocations in our diocese to the grace of God, the prayers of the faithful, the leadership of Bishop Welsh, and the Poor Clares
  • Offers encouragement for how to maintain Easter joy despite so much darkness in our world

He also answers the following question from the faithful:

  • Can you comment on the oxymoron of “Christian nationalism”? Is it consistent with our faith?