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Bishop's Blog
3
Apr
2024
The Easter Season

Bishop da Cunha's Building Faith blog for April 3 includes a reflection from this year's Chrism Mass as well as information on Divine Mercy Sunday and Monday's Annunciation of the Lord.

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Bishop's Blog
28
Mar
2024
Easter Blessings

Bishop da Cunha's Easter reflection and video message for 2024; includes his (in-person and televised) Easter Mass schedule.

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Bishop's Blog
13
Mar
2024
Honoring Great Men

Bishop da Cunha's Building Faith blog for March 13 includes a few words of remembrance for Father Martin Buote. The blog also features the annual celebration of Saint Patrick and Saint Joseph as well as the Holy Week Chrism Mass.

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Bishop's Blog
24
Jan
2024
Celebrating Catholic Schools

  Catholic Schools Week (CSW) is the annual celebration of Catholic education in the United States, which is now in its 50th anniversary year. This year’s theme of “Catholic Schools …

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18
Jan
2024
Focusing on the Word of God and Life

  Sunday of the Word of God The Sunday of the Word of God, instituted in 2019 by Pope Francis in his Apostolic Letter, Motu proprio “Aperuit illis,” is celebrated …

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Bishop's Blog
11
Jan
2024
Pastoral Councils

The Diocesan Pastoral Council The Second Vatican Council urged every diocese to establish a pastoral council “whose responsibility is to investigate under the authority of the Bishop all those things …

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Bishop's Blog
5
Jan
2024
National Eucharistic Congress

July 2024 Eucharistic Congress After three years, the National Eucharistic Revival will conclude the week of July 17-21 with a National Eucharistic Congress in Indianapolis, Indiana. What an exciting moment …

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Bishop's Blog
30
Dec
2023
Celebrations on the First of January

  On Monday, January 1st, the Church marks three important events — the Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Mother of God, World Day of Peace, and New Year’s …

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Bishop's Blog
22
Dec
2023
2023 Christmas Message and Video

  Dear Friends in Christ, In this familiar passage from our Mass on Christmas, we read that Jesus is the Prince of Peace. “For a child is born to us, …

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Bishop's Blog
14
Dec
2023
Remembering with Gratitude

  Saturday, December 9, I traveled to St. Nicholas Parish in Palisades Park, NJ, where I was assigned in 1983, one year after my ordination to the priesthood. I remained …

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