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.
Bishop John Barres
The Diocese will partner with the Marianists on the Morning Star Initiative, a comprehensive review and action plan.
View a gallery of photos from the joyful ordination day.
Thirtyone busloads of marchers from the Diocese of Rockville Centre were among the crowds marching for life.
The enthusiasm, compassion, the love and the joy of the Encuentro process is a means of grace.
There was an opportunity to venerate relics of St. Gianna, a 20th century Italian physician, wife and mother who is the patron of mothers and unborn children.
Bishop Barres prayed over and blessed the holy oils that will be used in the sacraments of baptism, confirmation, holy orders and the anointing of the sick in the coming year.