August 26, 2016
The inaugural gathering of "Faith in the Valley" is set for Saturday, September 10th from 11am to 2pm at Fresno Convention Center
August 23, 2016
In response to countless inquiries from people asking how they can help victims of the extensive flooding in the Diocese of Baton Rouge, monetary donations are now being received on their website. If you would like to make a donation please follow the instructions at www.diobr.org.
August 17, 2016
The Diocese of Fresno was found to be compliant with The Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People for 2015. Every year, the Diocese is responsible for providing an accounting of how well we follow the requirements which are outlined in this charter from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). The audit entails gathering reports on the number of clergy, employees, and volunteers who have unsupervised contact with children from all of the 89 parishes/missions and the 22 Catholic Schools in our Diocese, and whether they meet certain requirements.
August 16, 2016
Dominican Sister Nancy Murray (big sister of comedian Bill Murray) brings her one-woman play, “Catherine of Siena: a Woman for Our Times” on Sept 10, 7:00 pm at the Good Shepherd Catholic Parish Center, Visalia CA.
August 12, 2016
There is a great deal of excitement at the Office of Catholic Education as we begin the 2016-2017 school year. This year 9 schools will have new leaders and 62 new teachers have joined the fulfilling ministry of Catholic education. Members of the Fresno diocese can be proud of our 19 elementary schools; two high schools and one stand alone preschool. These schools educate 6,000 students in the faith with an emphasis on academic excellence and inclusion. (click title above for more)
August 1, 2016
Punishment for its own sake is never an adequate response to crime - Brings common sense to juvenile court proceedings - Victims must have a central place in our justice system