The Rite of Election formally acknowledges the readiness of catechumens preparing to receive the sacraments of initiation -- baptism, confirmation and the Eucharist -- at the Easter Vigil
Bishop John O. Barres
'Lent 2017 is a time for us to pray for dramatic missionary growth in the Diocese of Rockville Centre.'
World Day for Consecrated Life celebrated at St. Agnes Cathedral. Click here for photos.
The bishop played basketball in college and often speaks about how training for the sport helped prepare him for being a bishop.
During a liturgy rich in tradition and symbolism, Bishop John O. Barres was formally installed as spiritual leader of the Diocese of Rockville Centre at St. Agnes Cathedral on January 31. He said he looked forward “to experiencing the vibrant, welcoming,...
UPDATED with PHOTO GALLERY! Hundreds gather to pray on eve of installation of Bishop John Barres as leader of the Diocese of Rockville Centre.