Bishop Edward K. Braxton served as the Chaplain of the historic Chautauqua Institution the week of July 4-10, 2015. He was invited to serve in this capacity by Reverend Dr. Robert M. Franklin, Jr., the Director of Religion at the Institution and the Bishop’s former student at Harvard Divinity School.
Bishop Edward K. Braxton recently welcomed Father Vincent Mukasa, a fidei donum missionary from the Archdiocese of Kampala, Uganda to the Diocese. He has been released by his Bishop, His Excellency, The Most Rev. Cyprian Kizito Lwanga, Archbishop of Kampala, to serve for a period of three years.
His Excellency, The Most Rev. Edward K. Braxton, Ph.D., S.T.D., Bishop of Belleville, is pleased to announce the following clergy, religious, and lay appointments, effective Tuesday, July 14, 2015, St. Kateri Tekakwitha, unless otherwise indicated.
His Excellency, The Most Rev. Edward K. Braxton announced today that he has appointed Mr. Michael D. Gibbons as the new Chief Finance Officer of the Diocese, effective May 4, 2015. He succeeds Mr. James V. Mroczkowski, who has completed his five-year contract.
I join with my fellow Bishops in Illinois in mourning the death of His Eminence, Cardinal George.