Fr. Jason Granado

Fr. Jason Granado

A World Youth Day pilgrim becomes emotional as Archbishop Bernard Longley of Birmingham, England, hears her confession in 2016 in Krakow, Poland. While forgiveness is "a difficult mystery" to comprehend, the Gospel helps Christians understand that going to confession is more than just making some kind of "bank transaction," Pope Francis said during his March 21 morning Mass. (CNS photo/Bob Roller)

Don’t treat confessional like a dry cleaners, pope says

Posted by - March 24, 2017
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The confessional is a place where one can go to humbly seek forgiveness; it is not a dry cleaners where one goes to remove the occasional…
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Dr. Rita A. Sablan, chairwoman of the newly established Bishop's Committee on Diocesan Pastoral Planning spoke to Bishop Ryan and the clergy of the diocese regarding the work the committee is doing laying down the ground work on the new Pastoral Planning.

Bishop Ryan Established Committee to Initiate Diocesan Pastoral Plan

Posted by - March 24, 2017
“I want it to be ‘our plan’ as one people of God.” “The real work is ahead of us!” said Bishop Ryan once months ago to the clergy, as the…
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