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A bishop writes about the role of deacons

His Excellency Most. Rev. Alex Sample, Bishop of Marquette – a fine man and priest I have known for many years – issued a letter about deacons.
There is some CNA coverage:
Marquette, Mich., Jun 21, 2011 / 05:54 am (CNA).- … Continue reading

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The Cause of Bp. Baraga

I picked this up from my friend Fr. John Boyle’s blog Caritas in Veritate.  It concerns the cause for beatification of the first bishop of Marquette, MI, Frederic Baraga.  Baraga went to my native Minnesota as well.
March 12, 2011 is … Continue reading

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Brick by Brick in Marquette

Fr. John Boyle, of Caritas in Veritate, now in Marquette, MI has a great account of a Pontifical Low Mass celebrated by my old friend H.E. Most Rev. Alex Sample, Bishop of the same Marquette.
Here are a couple photos, but … Continue reading

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Bp. Baraga’s cause for beatification takes another step

From CNA:
Sainthood cause of ‘snowshoe priest’ heads to Vatican
Marquette, Mich., Jul 28, 2010 / 03:27 am (CNA).- Following a four-month investigation, the Diocese of Marquette has closed its inquiry into an alleged miracle attributed to its first bishop, Servant of … Continue reading

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A miracle through Bishop Baraga?

I believe my friend, now Bishop of Marquette, H.E. Most Rev. Alexander Sample was once the postulator for the cause of Bishop Baraga, but that would have been many years ago.  The cause has moved along.  I believe the positio … Continue reading

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Bp. Sample (D. Marquette) to Bp. Gumbleton: please don’t come

This is picked up from Te Deum.  It is a fine story about a fine bishop, an old friend of mine from many years ago, His Excellency Most Reverend Alex Sample, Bishop of Marquette, Michigan.
Keep in mind before you read … Continue reading

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