Bishop Barres’ Easter Letter+

A rediscovery of the power of Christ's resurrection helps our families become part of the 'vast sea of living flame' that transforms the world and history.

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Bishop Barres: Holy Week is time to ‘re-center our lives’+

SPECIAL BONUS: Hear a sample of the beautiful music of the Cathedral Chorale and the Choir of Men and Boys from Palm Sunday Mass at St. Agnes.

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Saint’s daughter brings life-affirming message to diocese+

Dr. Gianna Molla shared the story of her mother's love which gave her the gift of life.

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Surf’s Up for Bishop Barres at Long Beach School+

Bishop Barres gets to know the Long Beach regional school's community.

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Holy Trinity High School welcomes Bishop Barres+

The bishop toured the campus, greeted students and staff, and celebrated Mass. Click for gallery of photos.

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Bible, like cellphone, should be carried always, pope says+

"What would happen if we turned back when we forget it, if we opened it more times a day, if we read the messages of God contained in the Bible the way we read messages on our cellphones?"

Read More+ 4 months ago
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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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Ash Wednesday in Photos+

Here is a sampling of photos of Ash Wednesday in our diocese and beyond.

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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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Corned beef conundrum: Some dioceses give St. Patrick’s Day dispensation+

Locally, Bishop Barres has given a dispensation from the obligation of abstaining from meat on Saint Patrick's Day, with another day of abstaining or another form of penance substituted.

Read More+ 4 months ago