The Roman Catholic Diocese of Fresno


Hope and Healing

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and the California Catholic Conference of Bishops used the opportunity to release an extended pastoral letter on the culture of mental health and the critical need to attend to those who suffer.   In the document “Hope and Healing: A Pastoral Letter from the Bishops of California on Caring […]

Regional V Encuentro in Visalia

Delegations from the 15 dioceses belonging to Region XI (Dioceses of California, Nevada and Hawaii) meet on April 27, 28 and 29, 2018 to actively respond accompanying the most excluded in our society. This is a process that has been cultivated in recent years across the United States through reflections that begin at the parish […]

Mensaje De Pascua | Easter Message

Dear Friends in Christ, The Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper on Holy Thursday begins the Easter Triduum of the Lord’s passion and death (Good Friday), burial (Holy Saturday), and resurrection (Easter Sunday). These days are unique in the Church’s calendar year and are of great importance in the spiritual and pastoral life of the […]

Most Reverend Myron Cotta, Bishop of the Diocese of Stockton

Bishop Myron Cotta was installed as the sixth Bishop of the Diocese of Stockton Thursday, March 15 in Modesto. The diocese embraces more than 10,000 square miles covering the Counties of San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Calaveras, Tuolumne, Mono, and Alpine, with a diverse Catholic population of over 300,000 people of many races and cultures.  Bishop Cotta was […]

Puentes No Muros

Reflexiones de los obispos en su peregrinación por la paz a Tierra Santa 18-27 de enero de 2018 Venimos como Peregrinos de la Paz a esta tierra que es sagrada para judíos, cristianos, y musulmanes. En nuestra búsqueda por aquellos en las periferias, hemos encontrado muchos muros, y unos cuantos puentes. Como nos recuerda el […]