Message from Most Reverend John O. Barres, Bishop of Rockville Centre: 
A new Pastoral Letter from Bishop Barres
Introducing the Ignatian Year
(May 20, 2021 – July 31, 2022)
The Ignatian Year begins May 20, 2021! 
This year marks the 500-year anniversary of Ignatius’ wounding and spiritual conversion in Pamplona, Spain.  The  year will conclude on July 21, 2022, the anniversary of St. Ignatius passing into eternal life.

As part of the exploration of the life and legacy of St. Ignatius during this year Father Michael Bissex in the attached pastoral reflection, explores St. Ignatius’ conversion following the Battle of Pamplona.

May 6, 2021 - Pastoral Letter

May 20, 2021 - Pastoral Letter

The Great Week, a new Pastoral Letter
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Bishop John O. Barres' letter and video on the Child Victims Act (CVA) signed into law last February, August 19, 2019
Click here to read the full letter
Click here to listen to video