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Bishops visiting Holy Land look at complexities of Gaza Strip+

"This is a challenge for young people. They are facing uncertainty and insecurity about their future."

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Diocese begins initiative to revitalize elementary education+

The Diocese will partner with the Marianists on the Morning Star Initiative, a comprehensive review and action plan.

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Our Lady of Mercy School, Hicksville, to close at end of school year+

This closing is a great loss to the students, parents, teachers, administrators, support staff and volunteers who have served the school so faithfully during its history.

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March for Life theme borrows page from suffragist centennial+

The theme of the march is "Life Empowers: Pro-Life Is Pro-Woman."

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Fire drill at Mass? Oregon parish would rather be safe than sorry+

Evacuation drills and early detection of an emergency are key to everyone's safety.

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Young adults at FOCUS summit urged to help others live their faith+

"When you see the Lord in everything, you feel called to respond to him."

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Bishop Barres’ Christmas 2019 Homily+

Every meditation on a Nativity scene turns upside down any false security in our lives that is founded on power, prestige, wealth, pleasure, ego and any other idols that revolve around the seven capital sins.

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Put the phone away and talk to each other, pope urges families+

Pope Francis leads the Angelus from the window of his studio overlooking St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican Dec. 29, 2019. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)    By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis prayed that people...

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Bishop Barres expresses solidarity with Jewish community after recent anti-Semitic attacks+

"I urge all of our Catholic faithful to reach out to their Jewish friends and assure them of our support."

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Bishop Barres to Celebrate Midnight Mass; Mass on Christmas Day at St. Agnes+

Bishop Barres will celebrate Midnight Mass and Mass at 11 a.m. on Christmas Day. Both Masses will be televised on Catholic Faith Network.

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