A Christmas Message from the Bishop

Dear Friends in Christ: As we come to the great celebration of the birth of Jesus, I think of the words of Thomas Merton: If we believe in the Incarnation of the Son of God, there should be no one on earth in whom we are not prepared to see, in mystery, the presence of Christ. Elsewhere he says that, because of the Incarnation, the Light of Christ shines in all humanity, but that there is just “no way of telling people that they are all walking around shining like the sun….” Still, our liturgy f...