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Canon Law Conference at O.L. Guadalupe Shrine

Over the last couple days I attended a Canon Law and Civil Law Conference at the beautiful Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in the Diocese of LaCrosse. A great setting for a great conference. Alas, the Shrine is in … Continue reading

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ARCHBISHOP Sample is in Portland

Archbishop Viganò just read the letter of Pope Benedict XVI from last January to Archbishop Alexander Sample, now being installed in Portland. There is a live stream. Here is a great screen capture. A mitre (a little odd), a cardinal’s … Continue reading

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Bp. Sample’s great Pastoral Letter on Sacred Music

My old friend now-Archbishop Alex Sample, before his translation to Portland, issued a Pastoral Letter on Sacred Music for the Diocese of Marquette.  It is called “Rejoice in the Lord” and it is a hit. First, remember his spectacular sermon … Continue reading

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Archbp. Sample interviewed. Well done.

His Excellency Most Reverend Alexander Sample, the next Archbishop of Portland, was interviewed by The Oregonian.  They didn’t lob him softballs. After an introductory paragraph or two in which they tee the reader up with the news that he is … Continue reading

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New Archbishop of Portland: Alexander Sample!

My old friend, Most Rev. Alexander Sample, formerly Bishop of Marquette, has been appointed Archbishop of Portland! Congratulations to the people of Portland Vatican City, 29 January 2013 (VIS) – Today, the Holy Father appointed Bishop Alexander King Sample as … Continue reading

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