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Bishop welcomes catechumens at Rite of Election+

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

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Bishop Barres calls for dramatic missionary growth in Lenten Letter+

'Lent 2017 is a time for us to pray for dramatic missionary growth in the Diocese of Rockville Centre.'

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What about You? — St. Peter+

St. Peter teaches us that we all have human weakness, but we should never give up.

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Bishop Barres visits two Brentwood parishes+

Bishop John O. Barres continued his efforts to get to know the people of the Diocese of Rockville Centre by celebrating two Spanish Masses in Brentwood parishes this Sunday.

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New Feature: Bishop Barres’ Video Blog+

"What about you?" Bishop Barres asks in his new video blog.

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Bishop Barres grateful for service of vowed men and women in the diocese+

World Day for Consecrated Life celebrated at St. Agnes Cathedral. Click here for photos.

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Bishop Barres attends first diocesan H.S. basketball game+

The bishop played basketball in college and often speaks about how training for the sport helped prepare him for being a bishop.

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Rockville Centre Diocese welcomes Bishop Barres+

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,...

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Bishop Barres says he’s looking forward to sharing missionary joy with diocese+

UPDATED with PHOTO GALLERY! Hundreds gather to pray on eve of installation of Bishop John Barres as leader of the Diocese of Rockville Centre.

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Bishop Barres bids farewell to Allentown diocese+

"When we make a deep sacrifice to follow the will of God and trust in the larger vision of the Church’s mission, in the mysterious equations of God’s grace, it all comes back in powerful and unexpected ways."

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