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A Lenten Mission

CATHOLICTV TO AIR LENTEN MISSION WITH CARDINAL SEÁN - MONDAY, APRIL 4 THROUGH FRIDAY, APRIL 8

March 23, 2022

The CatholicTV Network will air a 5-day Lenten Mission from Monday, April 4 through Friday, April 8. The Mission will include Mass at 7pm followed by a talk at 7:30pm. Each night a speaker from the Archdiocese of Boston will share how they have responded to God's call in their lives and reflect on how every Catholic can make a full response to the Lord. Cardinal Seán will conclude the Mission with the final talk on Friday.

 

 

 

 

Giving the other Mission talks are:

U.S. Bishops’ Migration Chairman Welcomes Temporary Protected Status Designation for Ukraine, Urges Support for Refugees

March 4, 2022

WASHINGTON - On March 3, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas designated Ukraine for Temporary Protected Status (TPS). TPS allows foreign nationals to remain and work in the United States during a period in which it is deemed unsafe for them to return to their home country. In response to this designation and the growing humanitarian crisis in Ukraine and Eastern Europe, Bishop Mario E. Dorsonville, auxiliary bishop of Washington and chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on Migration, issued the following statement:

 

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STATEMENT BY ARCHDIOCESE OF BOSTON CATHOLIC SCHOOLS SUPERINTENDENT THOMAS W. CARROLL

February 9, 2022

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"Today, in light of Governor Baker's announcement and updated Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) guidance, the Archdiocese of Boston is eliminating all school masking mandates on behalf of all Archdiocesan parochial schools and Archdiocesan-related Catholic schools.  

 

This applies to children of any age in our schools.

 

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U.S. Bishops’ Education Chairman Expresses Gratitude to Catholic Schools and Applauds Bipartisan Legislation Honoring Catholic Schools

February 7, 2022

 

WASHINGTON – In observance of the annual National Catholic Schools Week celebration, which concluded on February 5, Bishop Thomas A. Daly of Spokane, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Catholic Education expressed gratitude to Catholic educators for their work in forming students in the Catholic faith:

 

Seek Peace in Ukraine, Says U.S. Bishops’ Chairman for International Justice and Peace

January 25, 2022

WASHINGTON - Tensions are mounting as the United States and its NATO allies consider how best to respond to the massive build-up of Russian military forces and equipment on the border of Ukraine. In the face of these increased tensions, Bishop David J. Malloy of Rockford, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on International Justice and Peace issued the following statement:

 

U.S. Bishops’ Pro-Life Chairman on the Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

January 21, 2022

WASHINGTON – On January 22, 1973, the Supreme Court of the United States legalized abortion nationwide in its decision on Roe v. Wade. Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Pro-Life Activities called on the faithful to “pray, fast, and work for the day when the gift of every human life is protected in law and welcomed in love” on the anniversary of the court’s decision.

 

Archbishop Lori’s full statement follows:

 

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Nationwide Prayer Vigil for Life to Take Place from January 20-21

January 14, 2022

WASHINGTON – Catholics across the country are encouraged to observe a nationwide prayer vigil from Thursday, January 20 to Friday, January 21, 2022, marking the 49th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s 1973 Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton decisions legalizing abortion through nine months of pregnancy. Since those decisions, over 62 million abortions have been performed legally in the United States.

 

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