The circus priest comes to town

Cleric who is part of the USCCB's Circus and Traveling Shows Ministry travels to Burbank to officiate one baptism, six first communions and four confirmations

The following comes from a May 19 LA Daily News article by David Montero: BURBANK- The small hands were clasped together and a few gripped long white candles in a line that stretched to the Globe of Danger, three brightly-painted motorcycles and an idle fog machine. The Rev. Jerry Hogan made some final adjustments on his red vestment adorned with cartoon giraffes, … [Read more...]

Pope appoints Fargo bishop to lead Denver archdiocese

The following comes from a May 29 Catholic News Agency story. As Archbishop-designate Samuel J. Aquila of Fargo, N.D. assumes his role as Denver's new shepherd, the former Coloradan brings with him a love for the priesthood, a passion for pro-life advocacy and a heart for the youth. “I never, ever dreamed that I would ever return here,” he told CNA. “And now in the … [Read more...]