On 1 August 2003, His Excellency Most Rev. Robert C. Morlino was installed as Bishop of Madison. Madison, one of the great liberal bastions of these USA, has been described by some as “47 square miles surrounded by reality”.
Happy 10th anniversary of ministry in MadCity.
With his clear eye fixed on the Church’s mission and doctrine, and his sense of humor, and his willingness to be attacked in the liberal press (and in Madison that’s just about the only kind) Bp. Morlino has been a source of encouragement for many in these cultural wars we are experiencing.
You could in a small way express your congratulations to Bp. Morlino for this milestone by sending online a donation to the Diocese. In the last 10 years the number of seminarians has quintupled, nearly sextupled, from 6 to about 35. To this this strains the budget – but in a good way – doesn’t quite capture the need. Click HERE.
Last year I heard with my own ear him tell the seminarians that he wanted them to know the Extraordinary Form before he ordained them.
I have met a lot of the seminarians and they are outstanding young men.
Tonight His Excellency will be on EWTN with Raymond Arroyo, 8 EDT, 7 CDT.
Say a prayer for the bishop in his heavy pastoral mandate.