Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M., takes a photo with a first communicant during the 2015 diocesan pilgrimage to the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. This year’s pilgrimage will be Nov. 4. Ken Falls photos
Like a patriarch looking forward to the next family reunion, Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M., is joyfully anticipating the upcoming diocesan pilgrimage Nov. 4 to the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C.
His enthusiasm was evident when the Bishop recently recorded a video message in which he extends a personal invitation to the faithful of the Diocese, asking them to take part in the daylong celebration. It will be the fourth pilgrimage that Bishop O’Connell has led since first coming to the Diocese in 2010.
Bishop asks for generosity this World Mission Sunday In his message for World Mission Sunday, Bishop David M. O’Connell asks the faithful of the Diocese of Trenton for “full support, through prayer and sacrifice” during collections Oct. 21 and 22 to benefit our brothers and sisters in faith across the globe. More ...