Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, After the death of Jesus on the cross, his friends and followers got dispersed. They were sad and in anguish at their loss. They were dejected and downhearted. They were fearful and went into hiding. But then, from this situation of anguish, despondency and fear, a “reversal” took
For the first time in six years, the Diocese of Chalan Kanoa celebrated the traditional Mass of Chrism with the full blessing of all three oils – Oil of Catechumens, Oil of the Sick and Oil of Chrism. These are the oils which will be used for the celebrations of all the sacraments this year.
Almost every evening in the last two weeks, Bishop Ryan Jimenez and the priests of the diocese went from parish to parish listening to the confessions of the parishioners as the diocese and the faithful commemorates the Lenten season and prepares to enter into the Holy Week. In previous years, the diocese has conducted its
ROMAN CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF CHALAN KANOA Saipan, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, U.S.A.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Chalan Kanoa is an ecclesiastical territory or diocese of the Catholic Church in the United States. It comprises the territory of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and is a suffragan of the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Agaña.