Bishop McGrath’s Message on Separated Families

Spanish Version   June 18, 2018 Dear Brothers and Sisters, We are hundreds of miles from the border, yet what has happened along the US-Mexico border over the past few weeks has a direct impact on many of our own people. Images of crying children, separated from their mothers, and the anguish of mothers whose […]

Mensaje del Obispo Patrick J. McGrath sobre Familias Separadas

Junio 18 de 2018 Queridos hermanos y hermanas. Estamos a cientos de millas de la frontera, sin embargo, lo que sucedió a lo largo de la frontera entre Estados Unidos y México en las últimas semanas tiene un impacto directo en nuestra propia persona. Las imágenes de niños llorando, separados de sus madres, y la […]

Esperanza y Sanación

CCCB Mental Health Statement:  English   | Spanish |  Vietnamese Esperanza y Sanación Carta Pastoral de los Obispos de California sobre los cuidados para las personas que sufren de enfermedades mentales y dirigida a todos los católicos y personas de buena voluntad Como pastores y obispos, entendemos que la salud mental, forma parte fundamental del bienestar.  Por […]

CCCB Release Major Statement on Mental Health, Call for Elimination of Stigma and Closer Ties Between Faith and Medicine

News Release in    Spanish    |   Vietnamese CCCB Mental Health Statement:  English   | Spanish |  Vietnamese SACRAMENTO, CA – May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and the California Catholic Conference of Bishops used the opportunity to release an extended pastoral letter on the culture of mental health and the critical need to attend to those who suffer. […]

Giám Mục Công Giáo của Tiểu Bang California: Tuyên Bố Quan Trọng về Vấn Đề Sức Khỏe Tâm Thần; Kêu Gọi Bãi Bỏ Thành Kiến và Kết Nối Mối Liên Hệ Giữa Tín Ngưỡng và Khoa Học

CCCB Mental Health Statement:  English   | Spanish |  Vietnamese SACRAMENTO, CA – Tháng năm là tháng dành cho sự nhận thức về sức khoẻ tâm thần, và Hội Nghị Giám Mục Công Giáo của tiểu bang California nhân dịp này viết một lá thư gởi đến các tín hữu về văn hoá của sức khỏe tâm […]

Pope Francis Call to Holiness in Today’s World.

APOSTOLIC EXHORTATION GAUDETE ET EXSULTATE OF THE HOLY FATHER FRANCIS ON THE CALL TO HOLINESS IN TODAY’S WORLD   1. “REJOICE AND BE GLAD” (Mt 5:12), Jesus tells those persecuted or humiliated for his sake. The Lord asks everything of us, and in return he offers us true life, the happiness for which we were […]

Obispos de California cuestionan la prudencia del despliegue de la Guardia Nacional a lo largo de la frontera de EE.UU. y México

Los Obispos Católicos Romanos de las diócesis localizadas en la frontera de los Estados Unidos y México recientemente emitieron una declaración (https://tinyurl.com/border-statement) donde expresaban su “grave preocupación” sobre la militarización de la frontera. Monseñor Jaime Soto, Obispo de Sacramento y presidente de la Conferencia Católica de California, emitió la siguiente declaración en solidaridad con el […]

U.S. Catholic Bishops of U.S./Mexico Border Respond to U.S. National Guard Deployment

Spanish San Diego – In response to announcements regarding deploying the United States National Guard to the U.S./Mexico Border, the U.S. Catholic Bishops of the U.S./Mexico Border issued the following statement: “We are deeply concerned by the announcement that the National Guard will be deployed on the U.S./Mexico Border. The continued militarization of the U.S./Mexico […]

Bishop McGrath’s 2018 Holy Week Message

Holy Week 2018 Dear Brothers and Sisters, This Holy Week finds the Church once more with the Lord – entering Jerusalem, in the Upper Room, at Gethsemane, along the Way of the Cross, at Calvary and, very early in the morning, at the empty tomb. We are invited these days to make the Lord’s journey […]

2018 Mensaje Semana Santa del Obispo McGrath

Queridos hermanos y hermanas, Está Semana Santa, se encuentra la Iglesia una vez más con el Señor, entrando en Jerusalén, en el Cenáculo, en Getsemaní, a lo largo del Camino de la Cruz, en el Calvario y, muy temprano en la mañana, en la tumba vacía. En estos días estamos invitados a hacer nuestro el […]