Diocese of Rockville Centre files for Chapter 11 to manage legal expenses and facilitate settlements with abuse survivors+

Parishes, Catholic schools and related organizations and ministries are not filing

Read More+ 2 months ago
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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.

Read More+ 8 months ago
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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+ 8 months 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+ 11 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+ 12 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+ 1 year 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+ 1 year 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+ 1 year 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+ 2 years ago

How vacation gives dignity to our work+

A Catholic Spirituality of Leisure & Vacation Time

Read More+ 2 years ago