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The Diocesan Catechetical Commissioning Mass is on September 7, 2019, at Saint Patrick Church at 10:00 a.m. All are welcome to attend.

WASHINGTON—Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, President of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, made the following statement in response to the climate of fear created by the Department of Homeland Security’s announced immigration enforcement actions and the Administration’s new Interim Final Rule to drastically limit asylum, which was published today: 

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) held its 2019 Spring General Assembly in Baltimore from June 11 to June 14. In terms of anticipation and importance to the U.S. Church, the U.S. protocols for the application of Pope Francis’ apostolic letter, Vos estis lux mundi (You are the light of the world) topped the list. In the letter dated May 7, 2019, Pope Francis established new procedures for reporting abuse and for holding both the abuser and the bishops and religious superiors accountable for their actions.

The Office of Catholic Schools of the Diocese of Laredo regrettably announces that San Juan Diego Catholic School (SJDCS), meant to be a merger school for former students of St. Peter’s Memorial School (SPMS) and Our Lady of Guadalupe School (OLGS), as well as students from other schools, will not be opening. Despite our greatest efforts and diligent preparation to foster this new Catholic legacy, the proposed school will not open as a result of low enrollment.

Catholic Charities - Diocese of Laredo, invites anyone who is looking for a service opportunity this summer to consider volunteering his or her time at La Frontera migrant shelter. Please read the flyer for more information. Kindly share this post on your feed to help us spread the word! Happy Monday to all.

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