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A pastoral letter from Bishop Salvatore R. Matano
A pastoral letter from Bishop Salvatore R. Matano
June 7, 2017

We are quickly advancing toward the 150th anniversary of our Diocese on March 3, 2018, with solemn observances to begin in the Fall of this year, 2017. It is my prayer and firm conviction that we make the Most Holy Eucharist, the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, the heart and center of our Sesquicentennial Celebration.

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Hunger for God is a sign of the times
Hunger for God is a sign of the times
June 5, 2017

The recent tragic death of a rock musician has me thinking about St. Benedict.

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Divert funds to adoption
Divert funds to adoption
June 5, 2017

Planned Parenthood is under fire for abortions and the selling of aborted baby parts. Abortion, though legal, is the bloody, brutal murder of babies in the womb.

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Death discriminates in the district
Death discriminates in the district
May 1, 2017
Constitution gives Congress a key role
Constitution gives Congress a key role
May 1, 2017

Amid the general, bipartisan enthusiasm for the president’s decision to fire 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at a Syrian air base, I worry that we have lost sight of an important principle.

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Pray God’s call is heard
Pray God’s call is heard
May 1, 2017

Sunday, May 7, is the 54th World Day of Prayer for Vocations.

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Food pantry thanks union
Food pantry thanks union
April 28, 2017

The men and women of United Steelworkers Union Local 12460 heard the cry of hunger in Watkins Glen and responded in force.

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Intolerance seen in secular ‘faith’
Intolerance seen in secular ‘faith’
April 3, 2017

“Leaked Draft of Trump’s Religious Freedom Order Reveals Sweeping Plans to Legalize Discrimination,” announced The Nation on Feb. 1.

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