What are your hopes for the new bishop?
Bishop John Barres will be installed Tuesday as the fifth bishop of the Diocese of Rockville Centre, succeeding Bishop William Murphy, who has served since 2001. Barres, 56, takes over the eighth-largest diocese in the United States, with 1.5 million Catholics. He previously headed the Diocese of Allentown in Pennsylvania.
What are your hopes for the new bishop and what he addresses in the diocese?
Submit a response
Thank you for your submission. Check back soon to see if it was posted.