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St. John the Baptist High School stays active during pandemic+

“For a lot of these kids, they’ll never forget that during the quarantine, the priest came with the Blessed Sacrament.”

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Bishop Barres: Divine Mercy image provides aid for ‘days of crisis’+

" Jesus looks at us. He sees us as we are, laden, especially now, with the anxieties, burdens, and challenges of life."

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Good Samaritan administrators show sweet appreciation to staff+

Candy treats on Easter were a a small token to thank the employees working so hard on the front lines of the Covid-19 crisis.

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Pope calls for a ‘contagion’ of Easter hope, peace, care for poor+

The resurrection of Christ is "a victory that does not bypass suffering and death, but passes through them, ... transforming evil into good."

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Bishop John Barres’ Holy Week and Easter homilies+

Click here for links to Bishop John Barres' Easter Vigil and Easter Sunday homilies.

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Good Friday prayer offers U.S. Catholics ‘moment of unity’ amid pandemic+

Archbishop Gomez is scheduled to lead Catholics in praying the Litany of the Sacred Heart at noon (EDT) April 10.

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Tragedy, contingency, and a deeper sense of God+

When we are shaken, we seek by a very healthy instinct for that which is ultimately stable.

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Bishop Barres’ Easter Letter+

The light that streams from the glorified wounds of the Risen Jesus always touches and transforms our wounds and fears, and the wounds and fears of the world.

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Long Island parishes prepare to livestream Holy Week liturgies+

Priests and parishioners are finding new ways to keeping in touch virtually.

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