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Bishop Barres discusses coronavirus and the Church+

Watch a special CFN video with Bishop John Barres and Msgr. Jim Vlaun.

Read More+ 2 weeks ago
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Vatican says public will not be admitted to papal Holy Week liturgies+

Pope Francis will celebrate all of the Holy Week and Easter liturgies: Palm Sunday, the chrism Mass, the Mass of the Lord's Supper, the liturgy of the Passion of the Lord, the Easter vigil Mass and Easter morning Mass.

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Updates from the Diocese on Mass attendance during virus season+

Catholics are hereby dispensed from their obligation to attend Sunday Mass for the weekends of March 14-15, March 21-22 and March 28-29. Churches will remain open and Mass schedules will remain mostly unchanged.

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USCCB president offers reflection, prayer in this time of the coronavirus+

"Now is the time to intensify our prayers and sacrifices for the love of God and the love of our neighbor."

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Dioceses adopt wide-ranging plans to limit spread of coronavirus+

"Clean hands are life savers ... and prayers save souls!" says the Dallas diocesan guidance on hand-washing which includes praying a Hail Mary and Our Father while scrubbing.

Read More+ 3 weeks ago
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Pope urges priests to tend to sick, health care workers during epidemic+

The pope was entrusting the city of Rome, Italy and the world to the protection of Our Lady during this time of a major health emergency, as a sign of hope and salvation.

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Rockville Centre Diocese issues guidelines for virus season+

Until further notice, the Sign of Peace will not be given/exchanged in any form during Holy Mass.

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Nearly 200 catechumens take part in Rites of Election in Nassau and Suffolk+

The Rite of Election, celebrated in cathedrals and churches around the world on the first Sunday of Lent, formally acknowledges the readiness of catechumens, who are journeying toward their complete initiation into the Catholic faith.

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Pope Francis names new auxiliary bishop for Diocese of Rockville Centre+

First interview of Bishop-elect Luis Romero will air on Catholic Faith Network today.

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English Catholics to rededicate nation as ‘Mary’s Dowry’+

The event involves English Catholics making a personal "Angelus promise" to God in union with the "yes" of Mary at the Annunciation.

Read More+ 4 weeks ago