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Statement by Bishop Pates: Painful Racism in the Twin Cities
I invite you to share the great pain in my heart because of an overt act of violent racism that was perpetrated in Minneapolis this past week, a part of the Twin Cities where I now live.
Principal Lisa Smith Honored from St. Dennis, Lockport
Smith has been a principal in the Diocese of Joliet for 14 years. She was chosen from among more than 50 principals dedicated to Catholic schools.
Statement on Solidarity and Compassion for Incarcerated People
Today, our imprisoned population find themselves extremely vulnerable to Covid-19. Jesus who himself was a prisoner, exemplified the greatest mercy for humanity by dying on the cross. It’s from Christ’s mercy for us that we practice mercy and compassi
Diocese of Joliet Announces the Retirement of Mike Bava, Chief Financial Officer, and Appointment of Successor Brian Schroeder
Bishop Richard Pates, Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Joliet, today announced that Mr. Mike Bava, Chief Financial Officer for the diocese will retire, effective July 31, 2020. Bishop Pates also announced the appointment of Mr. Brian Schroeder, c
Pope Francis Accepts Resignation of Bishop R. Daniel Conlon
Pope Francis today announced that he has accepted the resignation of the Most Reverend R. Daniel Conlon as the Bishop of Joliet and appointed Bishop Richard E. Pates, Bishop Emeritus of Des Moines, as Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese. Bishop Pates
Priest Assignments for 2020
Bishop Pates has made the following appointments, which will be effective on July 1, 2020.
Diocese of Joliet Catholic schools meet the challenge of at home learning
Diocese of Joliet Catholic schools are rising to the challenge to meet the academic needs of students, ensuring they are following suggested lesson plans and completing their assignments through at home learning.

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