The Deacon’s Mic: An Interview with Bishop Sanchez

For a new Zoom series for his popular blog “The Deacon’s Bench” (, Deacon Greg Kandra had a conversation with Bishop Paul R. Sanchez, our pastor. In this video interview (recorded October 6, 2020), Bishop Sanchez shares some of the story of his life as a priest, as a bishop, and as the son of a deacon. Other topics discussed: the recent setback with COVID reappearing in our Forest Hills neighborhood, thinking about this year’s Christmas services, and the most enjoyable things about being a bishop.