Norm Kazyk – November 2006

First of all, in the name of Bishop Dorsey, Bishop emeritus, in my own name, and in the name of all the priests, deacons, religion and members of Christ’s faithful that make up this local Church of the Diocese of …

Charismatic Mass – October 2006

On Saturdays in what is called “ordinary time”, when there is no obligatory feast to be celebrated, we can offer a special votive Mass for the Blessed Virgin Mary.  The readings of the day lend themselves perfectly for this – …

Blue Mass – September 11, 2006

Today, we gather for our annual Blue Mass in which we honor those, who in our community serve and protect us, the first responders in times of crisis:  our police officers, fire fighters and emergency workers.  We honor them – …

St. Joseph the Worker – May 2006

“This is the work of God:  that you believe in the one he sent”.

Today, the Church celebrates the feast of St. Joseph the Worker. In much of the world, May Day is observed as Labor Day – but, in …

Sisters Mass at St. James Cathedral – November 4, 2005

I am most happy to celebrate this Mass with the Religious Sisters who serve so selflessly here in the Diocese of Orlando. As Bishop, this Mass gives me the opportunity not only to congratulate the jubilarians for their years of …

St. Gerard – October 2005

I am most happy to be here at St. Gerard’s Mission to celebrate this Mass with you and with the Redemptorist community who staff this mission as well as Sacred Heart Parish to which Gerard Majella as belonged as a …

Liturgical Conference – September 2005

“You will see heaven opened and the angels of God ascending and descending on the Son of Man.”

It is fitting that we begin this conference on the feast of the Archangels Michael, Gabriel and Raphael. For each time, we …

Liturgical Conference – September 2005

“You will see heaven opened and the angels of God ascending and descending on the Son of Man.”

It is fitting that we begin this conference on the feast of the Archangels Michael, Gabriel and Raphael. For each time, we …

Chrism Mass 2005

The spirit of the Lord God is upon us!
For he has anointed us!

The Chrism Mass celebrated by a bishop and his presbyterium, his college of priests, is very significant in its meaning and pastoral importance in the life …