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Tickets to Papal Mass at Madison Square Garden on Sept. 25

The Diocese of Rockville Centre will distribute tickets to the Papal Mass at Madison Square Garden on Friday, September 25, 2015 at 6:30 pm thorough a lottery process.  Please complete the ticket request form –available through your parish and below on the diocesan website ( and return it by Thursday September 10, 2015.  Those selected to receive tickets will be notified after September 15, 2015.

La Diócesis de Rockville Centre distribuirá mediante lotería  los boletos para la Misa del Papa Francisco en el Madison Square Garden  viernes, septiembre 25, 2015 a las 6:30 pm.  Por favor complete el formato para la lotería de los boletos–disponible a través de su Parroquia y abajo en el website ( y retornelo hasta el jueves septiembre 10, 2015.  Los seleccionados  para recibir los boletos serán notificados después de septiembre 15, 2015.

 Ticket Request Form (English)   

  Ticket Request Form (Spanish)


Labor Day Statement Focuses on Importance of Work in Building and Supporting Families

WASHINGTON - August 24, 2015 - Creating sufficient, decent work that honors the dignity of families is a necessary component of the challenge facing all Catholics, and it is the Catholic way, said the chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development. Archbishop Thomas G. Wenski of Miami cited the importance of work in supporting families in the 2015 Labor Day statement, which drew on Pope Francis’ June encyclical on ecology, Laudato Si’.

National Bible Week to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Dei Verbum, Role of Bible in the Family

WASHINGTON - August 24, 2015 - Families, parishes, schools and other Catholic groups can participate in National Bible Week, November 15-21, with resources provided in English and Spanish and available on the website of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. The theme of the observance is “The Bible: A Book for the Family/ La Biblia: Un Libro para la Familia.”

The Second Vatican Council’s Dogmatic Constitution on Divine Revelation Dei Verbum will celebrate its 50th anniversary on November 18, 2015. National Bible Week logos and a variety of resources that highlight the Bible in Catholic life are available online:


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