The Roman Catholic Diocese of Fresno

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A Christmas Message

My dear friends in Christ, With the upcoming arrival of the commemoration of Christmas again, we are invited to reflect on how it is that God came into and among human existence with all its limitations and flaws. During these difficult days in the United States when we are charged with doing all we can […]


Un Mensaje de Navidad

Queridos amigos en Cristo, Con la próxima llegada de la conmemoración de la Navidad, estamos invitados a reflexionar sobre cómo es que Dios entró en la existencia humana con todas sus limitaciones y defectos. Durante estos tiempos difíciles en los Estados Unidos cuando estamos obligados de hacer todo lo posible para erradicar la maldad del […]


La Diócesis De Fresno Estudia El Impacto Del Escandalo De Abuso Actual

Además de reconocer las necesidades genuinas de aquellos que han sido víctimas de abuso sexual siendo un menor, los fieles y el público en general, las necesidades de los sacerdotes que sirven fielmente en la diócesis también deben ser consideradas. Esto no minimiza de ninguna manera el enfoque en las víctimas. Por el contrario, proporciona el apoyo de bienestar que la mayoría de los sacerdotes que viven su vocación devotamente necesitan para mantenerse sanos y continuar con el cuidado pastoral de todos, incluyendo aquellos que tienen una gran necesidad de sanación dentro de un ambiente parroquial de apoyo.


Diocese Of Fresno Surveys Impact Of Current Abuse Scandal

In the Diocese of Fresno, the authenticity of an allegation is assessed so that the Diocese has enough information to respond promptly with sensitivity to the specific circumstances and needs of a potential victim and his/her family, if applicable. A report is always made to law enforcement where the alleged abuse took place, regardless of how many years have passed. If the abuse took place in another diocese, the Diocese of Fresno will assist by bridging communications to the other diocese while offering local pastoral support.


Most Reverend Daniel E. Garcia, The Fifth Bishop Of Monterey

Statement of Bishop Ochoa: The Diocese of Fresno shares in the joy of our sister Diocese of Monterey on the news that they have received a new Bishop to shepherd the People of God in that portion of the Lord’s vineyard. It was announced on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 that our Holy Father Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Daniel E. Garcia, until now Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of Austin, Texas as the new Bishop of the Diocese of Monterey. (Click title for full statement.)