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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."

Read More+ 3 weeks ago
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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.

Read More+ 4 weeks ago
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Bishops celebrate Advent Masses with inmates+

Bishops from the Diocese of Rockville Centre traditionally make pastoral visits to Long Island prisons each Advent.

Read More+ 4 weeks ago
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Diocese announces new respect life team+

Respect Life Office is undergoing a revitalization under new leadership reflected by a new name, The Office of Human Life, Family and Bioethics.

Read More+ 1 month ago
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What’s in a name? The new Office of Human Life, Family and Bioethics+

Information on the new name for the former Respect Life Office.

Read More+ 1 month ago
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Hempstead pastor named Vicar of Hispanic Ministry+

Bishop Barres visited Our Lady of Loretto parish and announced the appointment to parishioners at the 9 a.m. Mass on Sunday, December 15. Click for a slideshow of photos from Mass.

Read More+ 1 month ago
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Pope blesses Nativity scene statues, calls them signs of God’s love+

"We are called to recognize the face God chose to assume in Jesus Christ, humble and merciful."

Read More+ 1 month ago
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Pope tells elderly peers the prayers of the old are powerful+

On the eve of his 83rd birthday, Pope Francis met with members of the Italian National Association of Senior Workers.

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Bishop Barres condemns anti-Semitic vandalism in Glen Cove+

The Catholic Church condemns all forms of anti-Semitism as contrary to the very nature of the Catholic faith.

Read More+ 2 months ago
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Beatification for Archbishop Sheen postponed+

"The Diocese of Peoria has no doubt that Fulton Sheen, who brought so many souls to Jesus Christ in his lifetime, will be recognized as a model of holiness and virtue."

Read More+ 2 months ago