April 3, 2017 The following official appointments and announcements have been made by his Excellency, the Most Reverend John O. Barres, Bishop of Rockville Centre. All are effective  June 28, 2017 unless otherwise indicated. PASTOR Rev. Ryan Creamer, from Associate Pastor at St. Agnes Cathedral, Rockville Centre to Pastor at Most Holy Trinity, East...
ROCKVILLE CENTRE, NEW YORK –March 28, 2017 -- At precisely 10:00 a.m. on Friday, March 31, 2017, over 28,000 students enrolled in each of the 47 Catholic elementary schools and 10 Catholic high schools in the Diocese of Rockville Centre will listen to a special message from Bishop John...
Bishop Barres has given a dispensation from the obligation of abstaining from meat to all Catholics in the Diocese of Rockville Centre on the feast of Saint Patrick (Friday, March 17, 2017). The obligation to abstain meat can be fulfilled on another date or Catholics can adopt another form...
DATE: February 28, 2017 RE: Threats of violence against Jewish institutions FROM: Most Rev. John O. Barres, Bishop, Diocese of Rockville Centre The disheartening recent news that a number of Jewish centers and schools here on Long Island have received threats of violence is a sobering reminder of our need for constant...
"At the World Meeting of Families, Pope Francis said that Families transform the World and History. Our families need their parish family. The parish family needs each and every family. And so I appeal on this day of my Installation as the fifth Bishop of the Diocese of Rockville Centre...
Bishop Barres believes in using social media for evangelization. You can follow him on Twitter: @bishopbarres. DRVC is also using the following social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
DATE: January 25, 2017 RE: Tickets to Evening Prayer and Installation of Bishop John Barres FROM: Sean P. Dolan There are no tickets available for either the Solemn Evening Prayer in Vigil of the Installation of Bishop John Barres on January 30, 2017 or the Mass of Installation on January 31, 2017. Both...
ROCKVILLE CENTRE -January 20, 2017- Members of the media are invited to attend the Solemn Evening Prayer in Vigil of the Installation of Most Reverend John Oliver Barres, S.T.D., J.C.L., D.D. and the Celebration of the Eucharist for the Installation of Bishop Barres as the Fifth Bishop of Rockville...
Bishop John Barres will be installed January 31, 2017. The Diocese of Rockville Centre's Office of Communications will be bringing you the latest information on the installation of our new bishop. Here is how you can plug into this historic time in our Diocese. Telecare- the television station of the...
ROCKVILLE CENTRE, N.Y. – September 1, 2017–The Most Reverend John O. Barres, Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rockville Centre, today appointed two new Interim Episcopal Vicars for the Diocese of Rockville Centre. Reverend Monsignor Richard G. Henning, Rector of the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception and Director of...
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