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Texas parishioners shocked by devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey+

In an effort to rally the local churches in prayer, a parish hosted the Chaplet of Divine Mercy and praise and worship sessions on Facebook.

Read More+ 3 weeks ago
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Bishop Barres authorizes special collection after Hurricane Harvey+

Prayers, donations needed for those suffering after storms.

Read More+ 3 weeks ago
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Bishop Barres: Respond to violence with “full examination of our hearts”+

"The measure of our commitment to the Gospel will shine forth in the days and weeks to come."

Read More+ 1 month ago
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It’s an exciting time to be an evangelist, convocation delegates told+

Click here for photos from the Convocation, including our diocesan delegation.

Read More+ 3 months ago
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Convocation delegates urged to reflect joy of God’s presence+

Catholic leaders attending the opening Mass of the "Convocation of Catholic Leaders: The Joy of The Gospel in America" were urged to not exclusively focus on the world's problems.

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Pence addresses religious freedom at National Catholic Prayer Breakfast+

Let us be mindful of so many of our brothers and sisters around the world who continue to face persecution and suffering on account of their faith.

Read More+ 4 months ago
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U.S. church welcomes thousands of new Catholics at Easter Vigil+

The Diocese of Rockville Centre reported 232 catechumens and 327 candidates.

Read More+ 5 months ago
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Bishops say U.S. must address needs of immigrants, show compassion+

"In the church, we say, '¡Somos familia!' Immigrants are our family... In the good times and in the bad. We always stay together."

Read More+ 6 months ago
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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.

Read More+ 7 months ago
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Americans grow warmer toward religious groups, Pew study finds+

The survey also found that Jews and Christians tended to rate each other warmly while atheists and evangelicals viewed each other negatively.

Read More+ 7 months ago