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By Bishop Gerald Barnes

 A fresh start…

 A do-over…

 Hitting the reset button…

 Turning the page…

 We are all familiar with these colloquialisms that describe the fundamental need of human beings to be redeemed from struggle and sin.

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By Bishop Gerald Barnes

 “There was no room for them in the inn.”

 The Gospel of Luke famously tells us that when Mary and Joseph sought a place for the birth of Jesus, their preferred location was not available.

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By Bishop Gerald Barnes

 October is Respect Life Month, a time when we are called to pray and reflect on the fundamental belief that we have as Catholics in the dignity and the preciousness of every human life that God has created.

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By Most Reverend Gerald Barnes

 This year our Diocese celebrates 40 years of existence. God has blessed our local Church in so many ways over these four decades. Let us give Him thanks and praise!

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By Most Reverend Gerald Barnes

 The coming months are a time of year that many look forward to; moments of family gatherings and no shortage of celebrations in our Church. We have All Saints and All Souls, Thanksgiving, major Feast Days for the Immaculate Conception and Our Lady of Guadalupe, and, of course, the liturgical seasons of Advent and then Christmas. We look forward to the relaxation of Thanksgiving and Christmas breaks, gift giving, eating delicious foods and spending time with friends and family. 

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 The following statement was issued by Bishop Gerald Barnes on August 19.

 Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

 Our nation and our world continue to be plagued by violent hostility and a tragic disregard for the precious life that God has given all of His children.

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