Thomas John Paprocki is the Bishop of Springfield in Illinois. The occasion of this interview was the recently-completed Springfield Diocesan Synod, the first since 1963.
Kevin: Our Lord had a public life we can read about in the Gospels, as well as the majority of his years on earth which were mostly hidden from view. What is the hidden day-to-day life of Bishop Paprocki? How do you spend your typical 24 hours?
Bishop Paprocki: First of all, I would say that there is no “typical” day in the life of a bishop! Every day is unique and brings with it a variety of

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