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Letter from Bishop Barres to the faithful of the Diocese+

Although we are being asked to distance ourselves physically from each other, we remain joined, deeply in faith, to our brothers and sisters in Christ.

Read More+ 2 days ago
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Bishop Barres’ Christmas 2019 Homily+

Every meditation on a Nativity scene turns upside down any false security in our lives that is founded on power, prestige, wealth, pleasure, ego and any other idols that revolve around the seven capital sins.

Read More+ 3 months ago
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Hempstead pastor named Vicar of Hispanic Ministry+

Bishop Barres visited Our Lady of Loretto parish and announced the appointment to parishioners at the 9 a.m. Mass on Sunday, December 15. Click for a slideshow of photos from Mass.

Read More+ 3 months ago
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New York bishops at Vatican encouraged to present Gospel as great gift+

Bishop DiMarzio was the principal celebrant and homilist at the first Mass the bishops of New York celebrated during their visits to Rome to report on the status of their dioceses.

Read More+ 5 months ago
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Bishop Barres renews call for comprehensive immigration reform+

"We all need to engage and work with our leaders to take immediate action that is both compassionate and prudential."

Read More+ 6 months ago
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Information from the Diocese of Rockville Centre on the Child Victims Act+

The work of the Church – of administering the Sacraments, of teaching, healing, advocating, serving, and ministering to the poor and vulnerable – can and must continue, despite the sins of the past.

Read More+ 8 months ago
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Chaminade alumni parents gather for Communion breakfast+

Bishop Barres was the main celebrant and keynote speaker at the annual Mass and Communion breakfast.

Read More+ 1 year ago

How vacation gives dignity to our work+

A Catholic Spirituality of Leisure & Vacation Time

Read More+ 2 years ago
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Bishop Barres celebrates Mass with priest jubilarians+

Click for photos of the jubilarian Mass.

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Prayer, praise mark 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s death+

Special prayer service held at St. Agnes Cathedral. See photos and read Bishop Barres' homily here.

Read More+ 2 years ago