Easter Homily: ‘We are called to witness the truth of Jesus’+

Let us protect Christ in our lives, so that we can protect others

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Bishop Murphy’s Easter Letter+

May that love that burst forth from the tomb that first Easter live in your hearts and be expressed daily in your lives and the life of His Holy Church.

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Holy Saturday Meditation+

Just as life is bursting forth on the earth after the blanket of winter has lifted, so life will burst forth after this veil of tears has been pierced by death.

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Pope before washing inmate’s feet: ‘I do this with my heart’+

"This is what I do. I do this with my heart because it is my duty, as a priest and bishop I must be at your service."

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Good Friday Meditation+

To experience the joy of the empty tomb we need to suffer the agony of Good Friday.

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Holy Thursday Chrism Mass+

Bishop Murphy consecrated the sacred oils for use in all parishes this year during the annual Holy Thursday Chrism Mass at St. Agnes Cathedral. Click below for a gallery of photos.

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Bishop Murphy’s Chrism Mass Homily+

We priests live conscious of the cross of Christ as the place where Jesus reveals His priesthood as the ultimate sacrifice of love to redeem us all.

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Report from Rome+

Diocesan priest Msgr. Charles Guarino shares his experiences in Rome during the papal transition.

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Msgr. Rowan nominated for Lumen Christi Award+

You can help support Msgr. Mark Rowan by voting for him on the Catholic Extension Facebook page.

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State budget increases funding for religious schools+

The restoration comes after a strong lobbying effort by New Yorkers led by the New York State Catholic Conference.

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