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  • ARCHDIOCESAN News 

    • Calling it the best way to achieve "the greatest measure of justice for the greatest number of victims," Archbishop Michael Byrnes announced that the Archdiocese of Agaña planned to file Chapter 11 reorganization between mid-December and mid-January. Emphasizing that the mission of the Church would continue, the archbishop announced the news Wednesday, Nov. 7 during separate meetings with parishes, schools, Catholic groups and finally, the media.
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    • Two Guam seminarians move closer to becoming priests
      Two of Guam’s seminarians studying at St. Patrick’s Seminary and University in Menlo Park, Cal. were instituted to the ministries of lectors and acolytes at an installation Mass on Nov. 7 in California. Honorio “Ron” V. Pangan, Jr. was installed as a lector and acolyte and William “Will” S. Mamangun was installed as an acolyte, moving them closer to the priesthood.
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    • Archbishop Michael Byrnes asks all people on Guam to extend prayers and assistance to our brothers and sisters in the Northern Marianas who are suffering greatly because of the devastation of Supertyphoon Yutu Oct. 25. Catholic Social Service and Ministry for the Homeless are spearheading the archdiocese's "CNMI Typhoon Relief". Parishes will devote the special second collections from either this past Sunday, Oct. 28 or next Sunday, Nov. 4 to the typhoon relief. Schools and Catholic organizations are also collecting donations. More info. is forthcoming.
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    • Nov. 2 All Souls Day Mass Schedule Released
      The Catholic Cemeteries office of the Archdiocese of Agaña has released the schedule of Masses to be celebrated at island cemeteries on All Souls Day Friday, November 2 as we commemorate all our faithful departed. Click the header to access the schedule.
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    • Catholics stand up for unborn during 2018 Life Chain
      Hundreds of Catholic youths and adults gathered to peacefully protest abortion at the Archdiocese of Agaña’s 2018 Life Chain held on Respect Life Sunday, Oct. 7 throughout the island.
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    • Church mourns Fr. George Maddock, longtime Capuchin, faithful servant of Christ
      Archbishop Michael Byrnes extends condolences and prayers to the Capuchin Franciscan friars upon the death of their longtime brother and servant of Christ, Father George Maddock. Fr. George died in New York on September 30. He was 81. Fr. George served on Guam and Hawaii for more than 50 years in many capacities. He was a beloved parish priest, seminary rector, school principal and teacher, religious superior and director of formation for future Capuchins. Fr. George will be buried in the friars' cemetery at Sacred Heart Church in Yonkers, New York.
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    • Memorial Mass for late Deacon Louis Agbulos Oct. 5
      A memorial Mass for the late Deacon Louis Agbulos will be celebrated 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5 at Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Agaña Heights. Reception will follow. Deacon “Louie” passed away Friday, Sept. 21 in California where he and his wife Cynthia had recently relocated. He was 62. Viewing and Rosary will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1 at All Souls Mortuary in Long Beach, Cal. Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2 at St. Peter Chanel Catholic Church in Hawaiian Gardens, Cal.
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    • Being Witnesses to Christ
      More than 250 religion teachers and catechists joined Archbishop Michael Byrnes and keynote speaker Father Ron Richards as the Archdiocese of Agana held its 2018 Catechetical Conference Saturday, Sept. 15 at the Father Duenas Memorial School Phoenix Center. Story and photos upcoming in the Sept. 23 edition of the Umatuna Si Yuos.
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