Bishop Thomas E. Breidenthal, Ninth Bishop of Southern Ohio


Publications and writings

Teachings, Reflections and Sermons

Communications from Bishop Breidenthal
  • Bishop Breidenthal’s final sermon
    on November 29, 2020

    Bishop Breidenthal’s final sermon as the Bishop of Southern Ohio. Advent 1, Sunday, November 29, 2020. At Christ Church Cathedral in Cincinnati, Ohio.

  • Bishop Breidenthal’s sermon/address to the 146th Convention
    on November 7, 2020

    Today we celebrate the life and witness of William Temple, great theologian of the Church of England, courageous advocate for social justice, and Archbishop of Canterbury, a revered voice of hope for Britain in the darkest days of World War Two. I wonder what Archbishop Temple would make of the times we are living through

  • A letter from Bishop Breidenthal
    on October 23, 2020

    Dear Friends in Christ, It seems such a long while since I last communicated with you directly. Early last month my office informed you that I would be released from hospital care into a residential skilled nursing facility. This was for physical therapy to recover my mobility after a debilitating infection. I am happy to tell you that

  • Bishop Breidenthal announces retirement
    on September 18, 2020

    In a letter addressed to the diocese, Bishop Breidenthal announced September 18 that he would retire effective the First Sunday of Advent, November 29, 2020. The text of the letter is included below: Dear Friends in Christ, As many of you know, I have been spending time in a skilled nursing facility to regain my