Deacon Bob Yerhot serves the diocese of Winona, Minnesota. He has dedicated his life to the service of his family and the Catholic Church. He has studied philosophy, classical humanities, theology and social work at St. Mary’s College (now University) at Winona, Minnesota, the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, Italy, and the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. He currently serves two parishes in southeast Minnesota, is the Assistant Director of the Diaconate for the Diocese of Winona, and is the diocesan consultant for the Courage and Encourage Apostolate in the diocese. He offers days of reflection and retreats for diaconal communities in the United States. For over 30 years he practiced clinical social work and psychotherapy before retiring in 2015.
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PATRON OF THIS WEBLOG – Pope John Paul I (Papa Luciani), also known as the “Smiling Pope,” the 262nd Successor of Peter, who reigned for 33 days in August – September 1978. Your Holiness, pray for us! We pray with you your fervent prayer: “Lord, take me as I am, with all my defects, my sins, and make of me what you desire.” Thank you for your simplicity and charity.