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  • Pope Accepts Resignation of Auxiliary Bishop of Newark October 16, 2017
    WASHINGTON—Pope Francis has accepted the retirement of Bishop John W. Flesey from the office of auxiliary bishop for the Archdiocese of Newark.  The announcement was publicized in Washington on October 16 by Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to the United States.   Bishop Flesey has served in the Archdiocese since 1969. As required by Canon […]
  • U.S. Bishops Chairman Expresses Concern, Calls for Careful Implementation of Health Care Executive Order October 14, 2017
    WASHINGTON—On October 13, President Trump signed an Executive Order on health care, and news about the Administration ending subsidies to insurers to help lower-income individuals was confirmed by Administration officials around the same time. In light of these developments, Bishop Frank J. Dewane of Venice, Florida, Chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' (USCCB) […]

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  • Memorial of Saint Ignatius of Antioch, Bishop and Martyr October 17, 2017
    Reading 1 Rom 1:16-25Brothers and sisters:I am not ashamed of the Gospel.It is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes:for Jew first, and then Greek.For in it is revealed the righteousness of God from faith to faith;as it is written, "The one who is righteous by faith will live."The wrath of […]

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  • Saint Ignatius of Antioch October 17, 2017
    Image: Detail | Saint Ignatius with Madonna and Child | Lorenzo Lotto Saint Ignatius of Antioch Saint of the Day for October 17 (d. c. 107) https://wp.franciscanmedia.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/SODOct17.mp3   Saint Ignatius of Antioch’s Story Born in Syria, Ignatius converted to Christianity and eventually became bishop of Antioch. In the year 107, Emperor Trajan visited Antioch and […]
    Fr. Don Miller, OFM