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Bishop's Corner
Precious Blood of Christ, Ocean of Mercy
Since 1849, the Catholic Church throughout the world has celebrated the month of July...

New homily series to highlight Eucharistic Revival
Eucharistic themes will be the topic of homilies in ...
Grant to assist parishes, schools with ministering to persons with special needs
A new grant has been created to assist parishes and Catholic schools in providing religious education instruction to adults and children with special needs.
UPDATED: Msgr. Valentino fondly remembered at funeral Mass
Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M., was principal celebrant of a Mass of Christian Burial July 6 in St. James Church, Red Bank, for Msgr. Frederick A. Valentino who died June 29, the Solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul.
Pope Francis
Be transformed by the Eucharist, Pope asks Catholics
Catholics must place the Eucharist at the center of their lives...
Sister Michele Aronica and Deacon James J. Knipper to lead GCU trustees
Sister of Mercy Michele Aronica, an academic leader, has been appointed the new chair ...
New Haven churches merged into new parish named for Knights of Columbus founder
A priest on the road to sainthood, who has united millions of Catholic men ...
St. Pio retreat to benefit injured St. John Vianney graduate
In support of the Van Trease family, all are welcome to St. Peter Parish, Point Pleasant Beach, for a spiritual retreat July 15 focusing on the teachings and healing works of St Pio of Pietrelcina.
World & Nation
Vatican aims to return Ukrainian children, not mediate war, says cardinal
The Vatican is developing a plan to return to Ukraine children illegally...
Faith & Culture
Our Lady of Akita's 1973 message to Japanese nun resonates today, say experts
On July 6, 1973, light surrounded a wooden statue of Our Lady of All Nations
Freedom of expression must never be an excuse to despise others, Pope says
Any book that is considered sacred by its people must be respected out of respect for the human person who holds it sacred, Pope Francis said.
Father Koch: Discipleship is the invitation to take on Jesus’ burdens
While we often hear that Jesus prays, we seldom hear ...