Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Five Things To Remember On Nov. 4

1. Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Peter F. Christensen, 61, of Superior, Wisconsin, as bishop of Boise City, Idaho, and accepted the resignation of Bishop Michael P. Driscoll, 75, from pastoral governance of that diocese.

2. Catholic Home Missions is Allocating $9 Million to U.S. Dioceses and Eparchies in Need. Learn more.

3. The USCCB General Assembly live stream on Nov. 10 and 11 will be available at www.usccb.org/about/leadership/usccb-general-assembly/index.cfm. News updates, vote totals, addresses and other materials will be posted to this page. Those wishing to follow the meeting on social media can do so at http://twitter.com/USCCBLive with the hashtag #usccb14. Updates will also be posted to www.facebook.com/usccb.

4. It's National Vocation Awareness Week and Bishop Michael Burbidge tweeted, "Vocations are rooted in a divine plan which is mysterious because we see only our weaknesses but God sees our potential #vocationawareness."

5. God loves you.

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