Retired Rockville Centre Bishop William Murphy is part of the delegation.
Special prayer service held at St. Agnes Cathedral. See photos and read Bishop Barres' homily here.
Following the example of Christ who washed the feet of the apostles during the Last Supper, Bishop Barres washed the feed of parishioners.
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.
Many find a combination of giving up and doing more is the right balance for Lent.
Center Moriches parish works to rebuild, repair and restore their church.
Starting February 7, a daily virtual marriage retreat for couples will be made available on the ForYourMarriage.org website.