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Nearly 200 priests joined Bishop Gerald Barnes for the annual Priest's Convocation held Sept. 12- 15 at Rancho Mirage. Coordinated by the Office of Continuing Formation of Priests, the annual convocation offers priests the opportunity to come together as one community for a week of prayer, fellowship, and reflection.

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The coloring book commemorating Bishop Barnes’ 25th Anniversary is here! Printed through a generous donation from Serra International Foundation to the Vocations Office, the coloring books are in English and Spanish and supports our vocation calling from God. Download Now

In a statement, Bishop Gerald Barnes expresses support and solidarity with Dreamers who will be impacted by President Donald Trump’s announcement that he will rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The United States is a nation of laws, the Bishop notes, but also one of compassion, hospitality, inclusion, and integrity.\

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The chairman of the U.S. bishops' Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, calls for action based on a vision of work that supports the flourishing of the family, a clearer understanding on the nature of poverty, and solidarity with those on the margins of society. Read Statement

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