Wednesday, November 6, 2013

BREAKING: The Reign of Error in the Diocese of Rochester Officially Comes to a Close

The Diocese of Rochester has a new Bishop! Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Salvatore R. Matano as the new shepherd, and I would imagine many tears of joy glisten upon the cheeks of the faithful. Online buzz has already honed in on the fact that Bishop Matano has celebrated the Extraordinary Form of the Mass, and to many, this news brings great joy.

Bishop Matano celebrated the EF in August of 2007
The first time the Mass had been celebrated in VT in over 30 years

Bishop Matano on:

HHS Mandate

Fr. Z on the Bishop's statement on Summorum Pontificum

Vermont's passing of assisted suicide legislation

Homosexuality among priesthood, and in general

Replacing CCHD collection in his Diocese in 2010

Bishop Matano's testimony against Vermont's same-sex 'marriage' legislation:

The story in National Catholic Register

***Installation is scheduled for Friday, January 3, 2014 at 2 p.m.***

For more news on Bishop Matano, please check out Cleansing Fire, the DOR's best informed blog with an emphasis on earthly purgation. 

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