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Bishop Ronald Gainer 2018-05-29T21:58:58+00:00

Bishop Gainer was born August 24, 1947, in Pottsville, PA. After studies for the priesthood he was ordained a Priest for the diocese of Allentown on May 19, 1973. He was consecrated and installed as Bishop of Lexington, KY on February 22, 2003.

Bishop Gainer completed studies at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Philadelphia in 1973, earning a Master of Divinity degree, summa cum laude and has earned a licentiate degree in Canon Law and a diploma in Latin Letter from the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome in 1986.

For much of his Priesthood Bishop Gainer served in parish, campus ministry, marriages and family, and tribunal positions. As Secretary of Catholic Life and Evangelization for the Diocese of Allentown he supervised 14 diocesan offices and the promotion of the works of spiritual renewal and evangelization.

Bishop Gainer currently serves as President of the Pennsylvania Catholic Conference.

‚Äč On the national level, Bishop Gainer is a member of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). He has served as Chair of the Region III and V of the USCCB as well as having served on the Administrative Committee, the Committee on Priorities and Planning, the Committee on Catholic Education, the Committee for Canonical Affairs and Church Governance, as well as a regional representative to the USCCB Committee for the Protection of Children and Young People, and liaison with the North American Forum on the Catechumenate. He is also on the Board of Directors of: Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary, Cross Catholic Outreach and Holy Family Radio.

Bishop Ronald Gainer – Gospel Reflection for June 24, 2018

Two parables are used by Jesus in this week’s Gospel. In this reflection hear how they apply to our lives today. Jesus Catholic Bible Gospel Faith parable Bishop Ronald Diocese of Harrisburg

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Bishop Ronald Gainer – Gospel Reflection for June 17, 2018

Two parables are used by Jesus in this week’s Gospel. In this reflection hear how they apply to our lives today. Jesus Catholic Bible Gospel Faith parable Bishop Ronald Diocese of Harrisburg

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Bishop Ronald Gainer – Gospel Reflection for June 10, 2018

In this Sunday’s Gospel Jesus redefines the meaning of family. Bishop Gainer shares that in this reflection. Catholic Jesus Gospel Bible family Bishop Ronald Gainer Diocese of Harrisb

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Bishop Ronald Gainer – Gospel Reflection for June 3, 2018

The Last Supper was a moment never to be forgotten. Hear in this brief reflection how that moment continues to this day. Gospel Bible Jesus Catholic Faith Bishop Ronald Gainer Diocese of Harrisburg Corpus Christi Body of Christ Last Supper

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Bishop Ronald Gainer – Gospel Reflection for May 27, 2018

This Sunday is a time to experience anew the persons of the Blessed Trinity. Bishop Gainer shares how the presence of God within us transforms us. Trinity Catholic Jesus Gospel Bible Bishop Ronald Gainer Diocese of Harrisburg

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