The highlight of the trip, he said, is "to proclaim the word of God and to bring the Eucharist to people who otherwise can't get to church."
Catholic Relief Services is accepting donations for emergency relief.
See a slideshow of photos from Our Lady of Mercy's prayer service.
It worries me that they communicate and live in a virtual world.
Young people used their creativity in art, music, writing and videography to express the theme of Be Not Afraid.
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.
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.