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Monday Message, February 26, 2024
KNOW The Directory for Catechesis is, quite literally, our guidebook for how we reimagine catechesis in our parishes and schools. Bishop Caggiano has invited all catechetical leaders to a day… Read More
Monday Message, February 20, 2024
KNOW Yes, it’s Tuesday. We hope everyone enjoyed Presidents’ Day. We have our bi-weekly check in at 11 today for faith formation leaders. Link and information is here. Regional conversations… Read More
Monday Message, February 12, 2024
KNOW Thank you to all those who participated in the Personal Consecration. More than 12,000 families stuck with it and participated all the way through until today, consecration day. Let… Read More
Monday Message, February 5, 2024
KNOW We have a Parish Leader Check In tomorrow. The link can be found here. Read on for the agenda. During tomorrow’s call, we will be joined by the team… Read More
Monday Message, January 29, 2024
KNOW Rite of Election is coming up and only a few parishes have responded. Please remind the folks at your parish. All details here. Adult Confirmation learning path is open… Read More
Monday Message, January 22, 2024
PRAY I respectfully request more prayers for Carmela and her family. Upon returning from burying her father, the mother of Carmela’s daughter in-law collapsed and died. While that was happening,… Read More
Monday Message, January 15, 2024
PRAY Sebastiano DeCicco, the father of Carmela Williams, died Saturday morning. May the choir of angels come to greet him. May they speed him to Paradise. May the Lord enfold… Read More
Monday Message, January 8, 2024
KNOW Happy New Year. We hope you and your families had a wonderful time celebrating the birth of our Lord and enjoyed some well-deserved rest. Looking ahead, our next Parish… Read More

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Tuesday, September 05, 2023
Confirmation - Fall 2023
FROM BISHOP CAGGIANO As my Office begins preparations to schedule Confirmations for the Spring of 2024, I wish to announce some changes to our current practice that will allow the… Read More
Monday, April 24, 2023
Policies for Visiting Clergy
From our friends in Safe Environments, please be mindful of our diocesan policies regarding visiting clergy. Some parishes hosts priests, men and women religious, or deacons for retreats, evenings of… Read More
Thursday, September 22, 2022
Confirmation 2022-2023
Attached please find the documents to assist in your planning for Confirmation for Fall 2022 and Spring 2023. Directives for Confirmations.2022.23 Liturgy Planning Sheet Celebration of Mass (23) Confirmation Planning… Read More
Monday, May 09, 2022
Diocesan Consent and Release
It’s official. We now have one form that can be downloaded and used for all parish faith formation programs. Beginning in fall 2022, this form is to be used by… Read More
Wednesday, March 02, 2022
Confirmation Request Form for Fall 2022
Below please find the Confirmation Request Form for the Fall of 2022.  Please complete the form and return it to Carlos Mesquita. Carlos has recently joined the Office of the… Read More
Wednesday, January 05, 2022
Confirmation Sponsors: Norms and Forms - Updated
NEW! These go into effect in January 2022. Confirmation Planning Sheet  (Click to download Word doc) Directives for Confirmations Jan 2022 (Click to download Word doc) Previously posted information: Memo –… Read More
Monday, December 06, 2021
Conversation on Gender Identity
Please be sure to share this with your pastors, principals, counselors, and others on your team that might wish to participate. To register, simply email institute@diobpt.org and let us know… Read More
Sunday, August 29, 2021
Evangelus Offer
If you have not yet reviewed Evangelus and their offer for a free communication tool for 10 parishes, please do so today. Email me if you wish to be included.… Read More
Monday, August 23, 2021
LEAD Reports
Please see the report below. It shows all those who receive email alerts from LEAD (weekly reports). If your parish has “null” that means no one is getting the report.… Read More