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Bishop Barres calls for dramatic missionary growth in Lenten Letter+

'Lent 2017 is a time for us to pray for dramatic missionary growth in the Diocese of Rockville Centre.'

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What about You? — St. Peter+

St. Peter teaches us that we all have human weakness, but we should never give up.

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Joy in tribulation is mark of a true Christian, pope says+

While he assures his disciples that those who have given up everything for the sake of the Gospel will be rewarded a hundredfold, Jesus also says those who follow him will endure persecution.

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A Lent to remember+

Visiting the 'station churches' in Rome added new perspective on Lent.

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Corned beef conundrum: Some dioceses give St. Patrick’s Day dispensation+

Locally, Bishop Barres has given a dispensation from the obligation of abstaining from meat on Saint Patrick's Day, with another day of abstaining or another form of penance substituted.

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Hicksville parishioners make merry at Mardi Gras+

See photos from St. Ignatius Loyola parish's feast before the fast.

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What About You? — St. Katherine Drexel+

Watch the second video in Bishop Barres blog series What About You?

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Ash Wednesday: Ancient tradition still thrives in modern times+

Ash Wednesday can be a little bit like New Year's Day -- a place to clearly begin something new that we know we need to do.

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Christ’s Vision for Living the Christian Life Today+

Is it necessary to put people down and make disparaging personal remarks about others because they disagree?

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Bishop Barres takes in Friars – Flyers varsity showdown+

Check out our slideshow of highlights.

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