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.
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.
The Holy Spirit strengthens us in the face of adversity. Bishop Gainer shares how in this week’s Gospel Reflection. Pentecost Catholic Jesus Gospel Bible Faith Holy Spirit
In this week’s Gospel we hear how consecration can cause tension. Bishop Gainer shares how Jesus will protect us. Jesus Gospel Bible Faith Catholic Bishop Ronald Gainer
One of life’s perennial fears is that we might be abandoned. In this reflection hear why Jesus cannot abandon us. Gospel Faith Bible Jesus Christ Catholic
In this reflection hear why Jesus is genuine, authentic and the real thing. Jesus Christ Gospel Bible Faith Mass Catholic Support this Podcast and the Breadbox Media network with your Premium Membership and unlock your deals today. https://www.breadboxmedia.com/bishop-gainer.html
In this weeks Gospel we know that Jesus is offering us his peace. Jesus Gospel Faith Easter Christ Support this Podcast and the Breadbox Media network with your Premium Membership and unlock your deals today. https://www.breadboxmedia.com/bishop-gainer.html