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    https://d2wldr9tsuuj1b.cloudfront.net/16576/slideshows/homeFull/AB%20CMC.jpg 2019 Catholic Men's Conference opening Mass Archbishop Michael Byrnes celebrates Mass at the conference Saturday, Jan. 19 at the FDMS Boys Chapel.
    https://d2wldr9tsuuj1b.cloudfront.net/16576/slideshows/homeFull/20190122_170928.jpg Worship and prayer at 2019 Catholic Men's Conference Catholic men, including some fathers and sons attend opening Mass at the 15th CMC at the Boys Chapel, FDMS Jan. 19, 2019.
    https://d2wldr9tsuuj1b.cloudfront.net/16576/slideshows/homeFull/20190128_135520.jpg Singing praise during Catholic Schools Week Mass Students from different Catholic schools comprise the choir during the 9:30 a.m. Sunday Mass Jan. 27 in Hagatna.
    https://d2wldr9tsuuj1b.cloudfront.net/16576/slideshows/homeFull/20190208_123105%201.jpg 2019 Guam Catholic Educators' Conference Archdiocese of Agana educators attend the annual conference Feb. 1 at the Veritas Hall of Dominican Catholic School.
    https://d2wldr9tsuuj1b.cloudfront.net/16576/slideshows/homeFull/Ash%20Wed%20wide%20shot%20for%20website%20%201.jpg "Remember man that you are dust, and to dust you shall return' Guam Catholics attend Ash Wednesday Mass March 6, 2019 at the Dulce Nombre de Maria Cathedral-Basilica in Hagatna.
    https://d2wldr9tsuuj1b.cloudfront.net/16576/slideshows/homeFull/20190406_201310.jpg Rome announces guilty verdict upheld against Bishop Apuron Rome has upheld its guilty verdict against Bishop Apuron related to child sexual abuse. See announcements below.
      Archbishop Michael Byrnes announced April 4 that the Apostolic Tribunal of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith has upheld a guilty verdict against now Bishop Anthony Apuron, "finding the Archbishop guilty of delicts against the Sixth Commandment against minors." See Archbishop Byrnes initial message after the announcement by the Holy See Press Office.
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    • Holy See Press Office Announces guilty verdict upheld against Bishop Apuron
      Official news that Rome had upheld a guilty verdict for former Archbishop Anthony S. Apuron first reached Guam Thursday, April 4, 2019 with the Holy See Press Office issuing an announcement. Access the official Rome announcement by tapping the header above.
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    • The Archdiocese of Agaña is not wavering in its position that legalizing recreational marijuana will produce great harm on island despite the 35th Guam Legislature’s passage of Bill 32 on March 27. After senators voted to approve Bill 32 on the legalization of recreational marijuana by a vote of 8-7, Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero now has until April 8 to approve or reject it.
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    • Sister Mary Angelica, RSM enters eternal life
      Sister Mary Angelica Perez passed away peacefully at Mercy Care Center, Oka, Tamuning, Guam on Mar. 21, 2019 at the age of 89.
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    • In order to provide for pastoral support to the pastors, priests, religious and faithful of the various areas of the Archdiocese of Agaña, it is appropriate to establish geographical subdivisions of the Archdiocese so that the pastoral mission and care of souls may be more effective, in accord with c. 374§2. These subdivisions are to be called “vicariates forane.”
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    • Archbishop Michael Michael Byrnes has decreed the establishment of four vicariates within the Archdiocese of Agana. The March 24, 2019 edition of Umatuna Si Yu'os explains all you need to know about vicariates.
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    • Church opens Lenten season with Ash Wednesday Masses
      Catholics on Guam and throughout the world began the holy Lenten season by attending Mass on Ash Wednesday, March 6. Archbishop Michael Byrnes celebrated 12:15 p.m. Mass at the University of Guam Calvo Field House following a long-standing archdiocese tradition and priests also administered ashes on the faithful's foreheads during Masses throughout the island.
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    • Church lays to rest Monsignor Antonelli, 'Rota's Pillar of Faith'
      The Catholic Church in the Marianas is mourning the death of longtime clergyman Msgr. Louis Antonelli who devoted 70 years of his life serving God in the priesthood, 46 of them with the Diocese of Chalan Kanoa in Rota. Msgr. Antonelli entered eternal live on Feb. 12, 2019 at the age of 100. He was known as "Rota's Pillar of Faith" and also served in Guam.
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    • Catholic educators honor Forbes with Life Achievement Award for 60 years at Father Duenas
      Longtime Father Dueñas Memorial School (FDMS) educator John Dennis Forbes was honored for 60 remarkable years of service as Catholic Schools Week 2019 culminated with an uplifting Catholic Educators Conference on Friday, Feb. 1 at the Veritas Hall of Dominican Catholic School in Yigo.
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