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‘He’s a keeper’: Bishop Berg’s family reacts to his episcopal appointment

Bp-Berg-w-family-BUTTON.jpgWhen one of their own accomplishes something noteworthy in life, neighbors in the close-knit town of Miles City, Montana, like to make a fuss. So when Stephen Berg, the son of longtime residents Jeanne and the late Conrad Berg, was named the next bishop of Pueblo, Colorado, the news spread faster than a Texas wildfire.

Author Profile: Author Joseph Pearce learned from other Catholic writers to keep looking up

Pearce-Headshot-BUTTON.jpgThe next time you’re away from the city lights on a cloudless night, take a glance skyward. There in the heavens will be an endless universe filled with countless stars. It’s a miracle we can witness just by opening our eyes. As author Joseph Pearce began his journey away from hatred and toward love of his fellow man, he saw the wonders of the night sky as one of many magnificent signs of God’s presence.

Local clergy react to Bishop Berg’s appointment

Bp-Berg-concelebrating-BUTTON.jpgIt’s been a banner season for new bishops selected from the Diocese of Fort Worth. The diocese’s own Monsignor Michael Olson was appointed bishop of Fort Worth, Nov. 19, 2013 and ordained and installed Jan. 29; and Diocesan Administrator Monsignor Steven Berg received the papal call to shepherd the Diocese of Pueblo, Colorado Jan 15, and was ordained and installed Feb. 27.

On eve of ordination, Bishop-elect Berg advised to share his gifts to lead his new flock to Christ

Bp-Berg-Vespers-hugs-Bp-Charron-BUTTON.jpgWhen faced with tough decisions during his years as a pastor and later as diocesan administrator for the Diocese of Fort Worth, Monsignor Stephen Berg knew there was a trusting soul who understood the challenges of ministry. For advice and encouragement he turned to his uncle, Bishop Emeritus of Des Moines Joseph L. Charron, also known to his many nieces and nephews as “Bishop Uncle Joe.”

Knights’ Fr. Donlon Vocations Dinner passes $2 million cumulative total with $138K raised this year

Fr.-Donlon-Dinner-Check-Button.jpgBy raising more than $2 million dollars in 23 years with the Father Aidan Donlon Vocations Dinner, Knights of Columbus Council 1473 based out of Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish in Wichita Falls, has played an important role in the lives of many priests in the Diocese of Fort Worth, including those of Bishop Michael Olson, and Father Michael Moloney, associate pastor in Wichita Falls.