Bishop James Wall

Mass is celebrated "ad orientem" during the July 2018 ordination ceremony in the Diocese of Madison, Wisconsin.

‘Ad orientem’ tussles turn on matters of community, liturgical diversity

by Don Clemmer, National Catholic Reporter, August 23, 2019 As the church has been tussling over liturgical practices since the Second Vatican Council, it's easy to anticipate criticism. So when Bishop James Wall of Gallup, New Mexico, announced in a July 22 letter that he would begin... read more

Another welcome return to the earlier age for Confirmation

By Edward Peters, JD, JCD, Ref. Sig. Ap., February 14, 2019, In the Light of the Law Bishop James Wall of Gallup NM just announced that Catholic children in his diocese can receive the sacraments of Confirmation and holy communion in a single Eucharistic liturgy celebrated for them around... read more