April 19, 2018

Remembering our first bishop

On April 19, 2010, the Lord called Bishop William D. Borders home to his eternal rest. Today we remember the humble, kind and courageous first bishop of the Diocese of Orlando whose Episcopal Motto was “Auscultabo Ut Serviam / I will listen, that I may serve.” Bishop Borders served the Diocese of Orlando from 1968-1974. … Continue reading “Remembering our first bishop”

Building up family

How do we build better family relationships? Dr. David Thomas, an expert in the field of Catholic family life and the general editor of the RCL Benziger Family Life series shares 10 tips: Speak with each other regularly and with respect. Eat together whenever possible. Take a conscious interest in what each person does and … Continue reading “Building up family”

The Return of the Rural Family

Christopher J. Motz. Executive Director of the South Dakota Catholic Conference shares thoughts from the recent Catholic Rural Life conference “A Noble Vocation: Integrating Faith, Food and the Environment.” “The rural family needs to regain its rightful place at the heart of the social order.” Why? I’ve been pondering these insistent words written by Pope … Continue reading “The Return of the Rural Family”