Presiding Bishop’s Pastoral Response to the shooting at Club Q
(11/21/2022)As the Christian community prepares to celebrate the liturgical season of Advent, a time to reflect on the themes of joy, hope, peace, and love, we prepare our hearts and minds for the celebration of Christmas; the mystery of the Incarnation; we as a nation are challenged by yet another act of gun violence and slaughter.  You can read the letter here.

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Ordination to the Priesthood of Cheryl Smith and Owen Borda at St. Joseph of Arimathea ANCC in Orange, CT.

Posted by American National Catholic Church on Saturday, January 18, 2020