September 26, 2011
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS
MONTREAL — When Montreal Auxiliary Bishop Thomas Dowd came to the microphone after his Sept. 10 ordination, he paused, his smartphone in hand, pressed "Send," and announced: "I just updated my Twitter account: It's official. I'm a bishop."
One day shy of his 41st birthday when Montreal Cardinal Jean-Claude Turcotte ordained him, Dowd already had established himself as a blogging priest, adept in social media and the new evangelization.