Dear Brothers and Sisters In Christ, Alleluia! The Lord is risen! Indeed, he is risen! In one of his Easter homilies, St. Augustine said and I quote: “And He departed from our sight that we might return to our heart, and there find Him. For He departed, and behold, He is here.” Christ is risen! And He is here with us–in
26 October 2018 My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, Typhoons are not strangers to us. They batter our islands every year. And yet, knowing that it is a fact of life in the CNMI does not make the situation any easier when we are struck by one. We endure the strong winds and punishing
Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, Peace! As your Bishop, I must exercise my obligation to inform you about several pending bills in our legislature that will affect the common good if enacted into law. These pending bills deal with gambling. Leadership in a community is a sacred trust. It is the responsibility of everyone in the community – but particularly,
Prot. No. 224-02 March 5,2018 With deep sorrow I received the news of the death of Bishop Tomas Aguon Camacho, my predecessor, after a long bout of illness. At the age of 84, he returned to the Lord whom he had served so well throughout his years as our bishop in the Northern Marianas. He
My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, Greetings of peace! Migration is – as Pope Francis affirms – a “sign of the times” (cf. Message for the 104th World Day of Migrants and Refugees, 15 August 2017). It is a complex reality that for several years now we have been facing and addressing. On the
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
My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, peace be with you! As we celebrate Christmas this year 2016 and bring to memory the birth of Jesus, may our lives be deeply touched by God’s love. As we contemplate on the child Jesus who is born, may our hearts be filled with joy. As your spiritual
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.