Last night's bedtime reading was the NCCB Membership Directory for the year 2000. Page 215 makes mention of (former) bishops Kendrick Williams and Joseph Hart, who have the distinction of being Dash-2 ("because of health or other grave reason") retirees. In both cases, the other grave reasons were boys.
One other thing: both Williams and Hart were both members of the NCCB's Standing Committee for the Selection of Bishops.
Probably just a coincidence.
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Posted by: Vincit omnia amor -
Sep. 19, 2004 12:04 AM ET USA
ok, soooooo who else is on this committee???
Posted by: Fr. William -
Sep. 17, 2004 12:13 AM ET USA
Yeah, just a coincidence. Sure. No doubt. Or, as the president of the USCCB, Bishop Gregory, has often said: We have been enlightened. For the bishops and each of us, a sobering line from 2Cor.5:10: We must all appear before the Judgment Seat of Christ, so that each one may receive good or evil, according to what he has done in the body. And from Colossians 3:23: Whatever your task, work heartily, as serving the Lord Jesus Christ...