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Decree | Catholic Schools Week

Bishop Bonnar: “Catholic schools are an ideal choice for families who want to invest in their children’s education and help them become their best selves.”

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Letter to the Faithful | World Marriage Day

Bishop Bonnar: “If you are currently living in a union not blessed by the Church, […] I encourage you to meet with your parish priest, deacon, or parish leader to initiate the validation process.”

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Bishop Bonnar Messages

Christmas Greeting from Bishop David J. Bonnar

Bishop Bonnar: “Christmas is not about just being spectators at the creche, but participants in a loving relationship with Jesus Christ.” Illustrated with photos from parish nativities.

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Column | Vision, Voices, and Visits of Advent

Bishop Bonnar: “[W]elcome the many visitations that are part of these days, because you just might be in the presence of a prophet, or better yet, Christ himself. Happy Advent!”

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A New Magazine and More: Adapting to Today’s Needs

Bishop Bonnar: “With The Catholic Echo, we now look forward to extending our reach… so that the echo of our Catholic faith can reverberate to the farthest corners of our diocese.”

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Column | Eucharistic Revival is Eye-Opening

Bishop Bonnar: “Studies show that parishes that foster Eucharistic Adoration become a seed bed for religious vocations. It is my hope that more parishes will embrace this tradition.”

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Homily | Mass for Funeral and Cemetery Workers

Bishop Bonnar: “My brothers and sisters, we too have been chosen to reveal, by our work and ministry, God’s love for the poor, especially those experiencing the poverty of loss and grief.”

Ohio March for Life, Bishop David Bonnar, October 5, 2022
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Homily | Mass for First Annual Ohio March for Life

Bishop Bonnar at Ohio March for Life: “All life is precious and in the spirit of Saint Joseph, to be ‘welcomed, cherished, and safeguarded.’ But these efforts… must never focus solely on the unborn.”