The Roman Catholic Diocese of Fresno


Catholics Ask Governor to Commute Death Row before He Leaves Office

Repre sentatives from Catholic and other organizations opposed to the death penalty delivered nearly six thousand letters to Governor Jerry Brown today asking him to commute the sentences of the hundreds of men and women on death row before he leaves office. Earlier in the year, the Catechism of the Catholic Church was updated to […]

Hundreds of Many Faiths Gather in Solidarity at Synagogue Beth Israel

Hundreds of persons of many faiths joined October 30 at Beth Israel Synagoge in Fresno to join in remeberance of the victims of the October 27 attack in Pittsburg. Leaders from many faith communities offered prayers in English and Hebrew in solidarity with Tree Of Life Synagogue, site of the attack.

Love, Justice and Service Are Works of God

Monsignior Raymond Dreiling greets attendees at the 2018 Red Mass today, October 19, 2018, at St. John Cathedral in Fresno.    The annual Eucharist, gathering local judges, attorneys, and others employed in the legal system, was celebrated by Most Rev. Armando X. Ochoa, Bishop of the Diocese of Fresno. This celebration at the beginning of […]

Youth Day 2018

Youth from across the Diocese of Fresno gathered in Merced and Fresno this weekend for Youth Day 2018. Approximately 500 attended at St. Patrick Church on Saturday October 6 in Merced and 700 gathered at St. Francis of Assisi in Bakersfield.