Proclaim the Good News

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

January 15, 2024

In Observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, The Pastoral Center will be closed today, Monday, January 15th, 2024.

Office of Bishop

Highlights of the Diocese of Fresno's Transitional Diaconate Ordination

Check out the highlights from our Transitional Diaconate Ordination that took place last month at Holy Spirit Church in Fresno!

We ask the Faithful to continue praying for our recently ordained Transitional Deacons, Adrian Arreola and Joseph Klinge.

Our Bishops will Walk for Life

on Jan. 20th, 2024!

Bishop Brennan and Bishop Emeritus Ochoa will join the Walk for Life on January 20th, 2024 at One Life LA.

One Life LA celebrates the beauty and dignity of every human life, especially those at the most vulnerable.

Learn more!

Bishop Brennan wishes his Diocesan Staff a Happy Birthday

Office of Catholic Education

2024-2025 School Year Enrollment

Apply Today!

Looking to enroll in our Catholic schools? Our Catholic schools in the Diocese of Fresno assist students to grow into fullness of life to Jesus, embrace their baptismal call to ministry and continue the mission of Jesus in their lives.

Check to see if a Catholic school near you is accepting admissions using our School Finder on the Diocese of Fresno's website!

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Parish Focus

Blessed Epiphany Sunday

St. Malachy Church, Tehachapi

Check out how Fr. Gregory Beaumont and St. Malachy Church in Tehachapi celebrated the Epiphany of the Lord!

Courtesy of St. Malachy Church, Tehachapi

Lazarus Ministry

St. John's Cathedral, Fresno

The members of the Lazarus Ministry at St. John’s Cathedral received a blessing from Fr. Ignacio Villafan on the Feast of the Epiphany.  These volunteers prepare and recite the rosary at various funeral homes in Fresno for those persons or families requesting prayer for a loved one who has died. 

Religious Life

A Lectio Divina Approach to the

Mass Readings: Lent

Check out the PDDM's New Publication!

On the occasion of the centenary of the foundation of our Congregation Pious Disciples of the Divine Master on February 10, 1924, in Alba, Italy, we announce the publication of our new book on the liturgical year: A Lectio Divina Approach to the Mass Readings: Lent.

According to the Ceremonial of Bishops, 249: "Through its twofold theme of repentance and baptism, the season of Lent disposes both the catechumens and the faithful to celebrate the paschal mystery."

This book is a helpful pastoral tool to delve into the meaning of Christ's Paschal Mystery as both catechumens and faithful devoutly ascend, in this season of Lent, to the holy mountain of Easter.

Please contact Sr. Mary Margaret Tapang, PDDM for free copies at (559) 275-1656. Donations will be used to continue our laudable apostolic initiative to nourish people with "the Bread of the Word."

Courtesy of Sr. Mary Margaret, PDDM

Learn More!

Catholic Charities

Check out their Services!

Catholic Charities Thrift Store

Find a Hidden Treasure and

Support those in Need!

You never know what you might find at the Catholic Charities Thrift Store!

The CC Thrift Store provides clothing assistance to families in need. It is also open to the public and has a variety of offerings for any local shopper (furniture, household items, etc.)

All proceeds from the Thrift Store go directly to the Social Service Programs of Catholic Charities that assist more than 200,000 people annually.

Donations of gently used clothing, household goods and furniture are greatly needed and appreciated. If you have a donation of furniture, please call (559) 237-0851 to request a pickup.

Prayer of the Week


Event Name



More Info

One Life LA

1-Day Bus Trip to Los Angeles

January 20, 2024

5:00 AM - 9:30 PM

View the Flyer

CDA Court St. John's 20th Anniversary Celebration

St. John's Cathedral, Fresno

January 28, 2024

10:30 AM

View the Flyer

6-Day Silent Directed Retreat

St. Anthony Retreat Center, Three Rivers

January 28 -

February 3, 2024

View the Flyer

World Marriage Day

St. Charles Borromeo Church,Visalia

February 11, 2024

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Register Here

*A Note to our Parishes: Do you have a Parish Event you would like to promote? Send over your event flyer to [email protected] and we'll include it in the event section on our newsletter and website!

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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

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