Diocesan News

Armenian Catholics, Orthodox seek unity

By Cindy Wooden VATICAN CITY (CNS) — While Catholic and Armenian Orthodox theologians continue discussions aimed at full unity, Pope Francis and Catholicos Karekin II of Etchmiadzin, patriarch of the Armenian Apostolic Church, commemorated the already-achieved unity of Armenian Catholic … Continue reading

Friends of peace in Philippines support bill

By Simone Orendain MANILA, Philippines (CNS) — A Philippine cardinal has pooled a team of peace advocates to help push legislation that would see the creation of an autonomous region in the Muslim-majority section of Mindanao Island. Cardinal Orlando Quevedo … Continue reading

Series on the Seven Sacraments

Wise couples invite Christ into their union to strengthen the bond PART VII: Marriage Click here to download a PDF of PART VII: MARRIAGE By Msgr. Charles W. Cicerale Here is a glimpse of the heartfelt love expressed by St. … Continue reading

Red Mass Homily

Homily Reverend Monsignor Thomas J. Mullelly Red Mass, Diocese of Metuchen October 27, 2013  Introduction In today’s first reading from the Book of Sirach, we receive the admonition to call out to the Lord in the midst of our need … Continue reading