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Section: Bishop’s Column

A Future with Hope

Introduction Our world is experiencing a mental health crisis. Anxiety and depression weigh heavily on the lives of many people – often those people are youth and young adults.  There is hope, though. I speak from experience. I have been on my own mental health journey that has taken me to the depths of darkness… Read More

An Easter Message

  Dear CMA Members and Friends,   Christ is Risen, Alleluia, Alleluia! Today we celebrate the Resurrection of our Savior, the day he conquered death and rose gloriously from the tomb. Descending all the way down to the underworld, Jesus demonstrated his dominion over death and the utter defeat of sin. Our God is a… Read More

A Lenten Message from our Episcopal Advisor

Dear CMA Members and Friends, Today we begin the holy season of Lent, a time of prayer, fasting and almsgiving. The great penitential season of Lent has begun with the aim at drawing us closer to our Eucharistic Lord and helping us remove those obstacles in our lives which keep us from recognizing him with… Read More

The Courage to Act

The real pandemic in everyday American life is fear. We try to mask ourselves away from it with a culture of distractions, consumption, and delusions. All of which serve as anesthetics, and none of which works. Fear is the infection at the heart of modern life. It makes us miserly and selfish. It robs us… Read More

This Victory is Not the End, But the Beginning

By Bishop James Conley   June 24, 2023, marked the one-year anniversary of the Supreme Court of the United States decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which overturned 49 years of national abortion on demand. The 1973 decision Roe v. Wade seemed practically insurmountable, but after years of prayer, hard work, and an… Read More