On this first anniversary of the World Health Organization’s March 11, 2020, declaration of COVID-19 as a world-wide pandemic, we continue to confront the challenges it has imposed.
I ask the clergy, religious and faithful of the Diocese of Trenton to pray for all those who have died from COVID-19 this past year and their families and loved ones; to pray for all those who still suffer from the pandemic and those caring for them; to pray for all health care professionals, support staff and first responders who have been and continue to be truly heroic throughout this difficult time; to pray for all those who are working to prevent COVID-19 from spreading further. May God help us all remain healthy and safe.
As Bishop of the Diocese of Trenton, I join my colleagues in the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops in supporting the following statement they released on March 10, 2021, regarding the American Rescue Plan, passed by Congress earlier that day…
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