Proclaim the Good News

The Diocese of Fresno's Weekly Newsletter, published every Monday morning.

February 20, 2023


Office of the Bishop

Watch Bishop Brennan on KMPH's Great Day Morning Show!

Tune in to KMPH's Great Day Morning Show on Fox26 on Wednesday, Feb. 22 at 7:15am to watch Bishop Brennan talk about Ash Wednesday!

Thirsting for Christ in Fresno:

An Interview with Bishop Brennan

The Catholic World Report interviewed Bishop Brennan about the Eucharistic Revival and I Thirst Fresno.

The interview is available to read here.

I Thirst Fresno is part of Spirit Filled Hearts Ministry's Jesus Thirsts for America, a 21-city evangelization tour.

To learn more about I Thirst Fresno, coming to St. Charles Borromeo Church on March 18th, please visit dioceseoffresno.org/i-thirst-fresno!

World Marriage Day

Bishop Brennan honored couples celebrating landmark years of marriage at St. Anthony of Padua Church in Fresno with Mass.

Happy Anniversary to the couples!

Obria Medical Clinics Fundraiser to Support Women, Children and Families

Obria Medical Clinics of Central California presents Be the One, a fundraising event to help support women, children and families.

Please join Obria Medical Clinics for food, wine & friendship on March 16, 2023 at the Toca Madera Winery at 5:30pm!

We are asking you to Be the One.

Be the One who empowers women in the Valley to choose life.

Be the One who respects and supports women in their time of need.

Be the One who stands up for unborn babies and their mothers.

For more information, please call

(559) 212-4468.

Visit obria365.org to make a donation.

Learn more

Bishop Brennan Congratulates All Clergy Who Celebrate Anniversaries 

in the Month of February

Human Resources

Job Opportunity at the Diocese of Fresno!

Become Part of the Team!

The Diocese of Fresno's Office of Formation and Evangelization is looking for an Administrative Assistant!

If you are interested in this job opportunity, please scan the qr code below or visit dioceseoffresno.org/employment to learn more and apply!

Office of Catholic Education

Welcome Mrs. Kim Hodges

The new principal at MIQ and St. Rose-McCarthy for the 2023-2024 academic year!

The Diocese of Fresno's Office of Catholic Education happily welcomes Mrs. Kim Hodges as the new principal at Mary Immaculate Queen School in Lemoore and St. Rose-McCarthy School in Hanford for the 2023-2024 academic year.

She will be greatly missed at San Joaquin Memorial as the Director of Student Activities and Leadership/ASB Instructor!

Eucharistic Revival

The Vigil Project's True Presence Night

An Eucharistic Revival Event

Join St. Anthony of Padua Church in Reedley on the First Friday of Lent for a beautiful night of offering praise and thanksgiving to The Lord.

Enjoy live music from the Vigil Project, dynamic speaking and Eucharistic Adoration on Friday, February 24th at 7:00pm!

No tickets necessary! For more information, please contact Michael Osborne at [email protected].

Properties and Construction

St. Rita's Church Progress

Take an inside look of the new Church!

The new building of St. Rita's Catholic Church in Tulare is quickly progressing! The Diocese of Fresno and the Catholic community in Tulare looks forward to the completion of the new church.

Get an inside look of the progress by watching the video below. You can also take a virtual tour by clicking here.

Parish Focus

Usher's Ministry Table

Usher's Ministry at Holy Spirit Church

in Fresno

On Super Bowl weekend, the Usher's Ministry at Holy Spirit joined three other ministries at Logan Hall to invite parishioners to join our membership. A few men were recruited and will soon be ushering at our Masses!

Courtesy of Ben Romero, Usher at 10:00 Masses

Kingsburg Council's Fish Fry

Enjoy a delicious fish fry meal from the Kingsburg Knights of Columbus!

Lenten Schedules

Ash Wednesday Schedule at St. Augustine Church, Lamont

Stations of the Cross at St. Aloysius Church in Tulare

Ash Wednesday with the St. Paul Catholic Newman Center

Ash Wednesday Mass and Services at St. John's Cathedral in Fresno

Lenten Schedule at St. Mary's Queen of the Apostles in Fresno

Stations of the Cross Schedule at St. Peter's Catholic Church in Lemoore


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More Info

Ash Wednesday Day of Reflection

St. Anthony Retreat Center, Three Rivers

February 22, 2023

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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The Vigil Project True Presence Night

St. Anthony of Padua Church, Reedley

February 24, 2023

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Shrine Pilgrimage

Shrine of St. Therese, Diocesan Patroness, Fresno

February 26 -

March 5, 2023

View the Flyer

Be the One: Obria Medical Clinics Fundraiser

Toca Madera Winery, Madera

March 16, 2023


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Rosary Procession for the Eucharistic Revival

St. Patrick's Church, Merced

March 17, 2023

View the Flyer

I Thirst Fresno

St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, Visalia

March 18, 2023

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Shrine Pilgrimage

Shrine of St. Jude Thaddeus, Livingston

March 19 - 26, 2023

View the Flyer

Right to Life's Annual Educational Dessert

St. Paul Newman Center, Fresno

March 30, 2023

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Shrine Pilgrimage

Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima

April 16 - 23,2023

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Shrine Pilgrimage

Shrine of Our Lady of Miracles

May 14 - 21, 2023

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Pilgrimage to Ireland

See Brochure for Details

June 4 - 14, 2023

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Healing Retreat for Victims of Crime

St. Anthony Retreat Center, Three Rivers

June 24, 2023

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

View the Flyer

Prayer of the Week

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"As God's beloved people we are called in and through the Spirit to live in unity and love and to proclaim the

Good News of Jesus, especially amongst the poor and marginal of our society."

“Como pueblo amado de Dios estamos llamados en y a través del Espíritu Santo a vivir en unidad y amor, y para anunciar la Buena Nueva de Jesús, especialmente entre los pobres y los marginados de nuestra sociedad.”

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Fresno, CA 93703-3788

Phone: (559) 488-7400

Fax: (559) 488-7464

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