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Bishop James S. Wallhttp://dioceseofgallup.org
Bishop James Wall is the fourth Bishop of the Diocese of Gallup.

Lent is over, but the Easter season is just starting! So what does this mean for Catholics? Bishop Wall breaks down this very special time of year, from Divine Mercy Sunday to Pentecost.

Discussion points: 

 
 
00:32 – Why do Catholics celebrate an Easter Season?
 
02:22 – What is Divine Mercy Sunday?
 
07:07 – How to obtain the Divine Mercy Indulgence
 
08:05 – Who was St. Faustina?
 
09:15 – Why the Divine Mercy Chaplet is a great prayer
 
10:30 – Why we have Ascension Thursday and Pentecost
 
11:53 – Bishop Wall’s travel around the Diocese for confirmation season 
 
15:57 – Who is Bishop Wall’s confirmation saint?
 
18:33 – If we haven’t been confirmed yet, how should we start the process?
 
2015 – How should confirmation sponsors conduct themselves?

 

 

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