Bishop Bonnar Messages
Bishop Bonnar: “Let your tile blend with all the tiles of this local Church to present a magnificent mosaic of God’s love and presence.”
Bishop Bonnar: Anyone who works for the Church knows “It’s not just a job. It is an adventure.” We could easily add to this slogan by saying: “It’s a vocation. It’s a journey wrapped in mystery, drama, and surprise.”
Bishop Bonnar: As a seminarian studying theology, most especially the Second Vatican Council’s Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy, I came to learn that God is present in the priest, the Word, the Eucharistic species of bread and wine, and the assembly.
Bishop Bonnar: Accompaniment is not about compromise or concession but rather about reverence, compassion, and a conviction that unity is greater than conflict.
Bishop Bonnar: “This image of openings is something for us to ponder and pray about in this Easter season.”
Bishop Bonnar: “What a blessed honor it is for us, in all of our humanness, to be anointed as priests of Jesus Christ and to proclaim the joy of the Gospel to the whole world!”