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Memorial of St. Angela Merici, Homily of Bishop Barres, St. Agnes Cathedral (January 27, 2021)

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Catholic Schools Week Letters from Bishop John O. Barres
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USCCB President’s Statement on the Inauguration of Joseph R. Biden, Jr., as 46th President of the United States of America

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Prayers are requested for the repose of the soul of Rev. Msgr. Thomas L. Spadaro who died on January 11, 2021. For funeral arrangements, click here.

Prayers are requested for the repose of the soul of Rev. Joseph C. Coschignano who died on January 11, 2021. For funeral arrangements, click here.

May his soul and the souls of all the faithful departed rest in peace. Amen.

Memorial of St. Andre Bessette, Homily of Bishop John Barres St. Agnes Cathedral (January 6, 2021)

Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord and the Bicentennial Anniversary of the Death of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Religious (1774-1821), Homily of Bishop John O. Barres St. Agnes Cathedral (January 3, 2021)

Prayers are requested for the repose of the soul of Rev. Msgr. John A. Alesandro who died on Sunday December 27, 2020 at St. Pius Residence. The vigil and funeral Masses for Monsignor John Alesandro will be live-streamed on the St. Thomas the Apostle Facebook Group page on Friday evening at 7:30pm and Saturday morning at 11am respectively. Use this link for the Facebook group page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/25076504444/?ref=share 

(December 31, 2020)

Homily of Bishop John O. Barres from the 11am Mass, Christmas 2020 (December 25, 2020)

Homily of Bishop John O. Barres from Midnight Mass, Christmas 2020 (December 25, 2020)

Homily of Bishop John O. Barres, Memorial of St. John Kanty, St. Agnes Cathedral (December 23, 2020)

Statement from Cardinal Timothy Dolan on U.S. Congressional Efforts to Support Schools During COVID-19 Pandemic (December 16, 2020)

• DRVC Reorganization (October 1, 2020):
– Information Website: www.drvcreorganization.com
– Press Release English | Spanish
– Bishop Barres’ Letter English | Spanish

• Effective September 25, 2020, the Rockville Centre IRCP is no longer accepting new Registrations or Claim Submissions.

• Note from the in the current pandemic | Decree of the to the faithful in the current pandemic (3/21/20)
Apostolic Penitentiary on the Sacrament of Reconciliation
Apostolic Penitentiary on the granting of special Indulgences

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