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The Virgin Mary and Advent

We have recently celebrated two feasts of our Blessed Mother. On December 8th, under the title the Immaculate Conception, Mary is honored as the Patroness of the United States and


La Virgen María y el Adviento

Recientemente hemos celebrado dos fiestas de nuestra Santísima Madre. El 8 de diciembre, bajo el título de la Inmaculada Concepción, María es honrada como la Patrona de los Estados Unidos

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The Retirement Fund for Religious

Dear Friends in Christ, Soon our parishes will be conducting the Retirement Fund for Religious collection. This annual appeal benefits 31,000 elderly Catholic sisters, brothers, and religious order priests—women and

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After Baltimore, preparing for Thanksgiving

Two weeks ago, I wrote asking for the charity of your prayers for me and my brother bishops during our annual Fall meeting in Baltimore. These prayers were needed as

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Pray the Holy Spirit guides my brother bishops and me

Dear Sisters and Brothers, Next week I will be in Baltimore from Sunday, November 11th until Thursday, November 15th for the General Assembly of the United States Conference of Catholic

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Oren por mí y por mis hermanos obispos

Queridas hermanas y hermanos: La próxima semana estaré en Baltimore desde el domingo 11 de noviembre hasta el jueves 13 de noviembre para la Asamblea General de la Conferencia de

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Catholic Campaign for Human Development

Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, As a diocese, we will soon take up the national collection for the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD). Your support to this collection

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Promote a culture of life in everything you do

Since 1992, every October has been Respect Life Month in the U.S. Catholic Church. Over these 26 years, the threats to human life have grown so much that it is

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The Church’s Eucharistic celebration for the Missions

Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, Annually, the next-to-last Sunday of October marks the Church’s Eucharistic celebration for the Missions, World Mission Sunday. In his message for this year’s celebration

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‘Permit me to begin by begging for forgiveness’

Following are the remarks Bishop Dennis Sullivan made at the Evening of Prayer for the Victims of Abuse and Reparation for the Sins of the Church at Saint Agnes Church,