Even in the midst of the challenging impacts of our viral and social pandemics, the ministry of the Gospel is being accomplished! The uncertainty and fear brought about by COVID-19 and all of its global impacts remains, but slowly, inexorably, we pray it is receding. In its wake, things are perhaps altered in ways we couldn’t imagine before, and many challenges remain, but the dedicated work of many in our church is fostering new dreams and visions, new ministerial approaches and enormous creativity as well. Many developments in my work supporting ministry education and formation at the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) continue to be shaped by the work of many leaders in our Church today, and offer new hope and promise.

Read the Activities Report from my office for 2021