May 2021 Good News

MISSION STATEMENT In light of Church documents, Catholic schools in the Diocese of Reno, in partnership with parents, are committed to fostering gospel values, academic excellence and life-long service in a faith-centered community. As the 20-21 school year comes to an end, I would like to extend my gratitude to the entire Diocese of RenoCatholic School community. Last fall, when … Read More

New Covid Protocols for Liturgies in the Diocese of Reno

Social distancing A parish is to review first the specific plan for its county before making changes in socialdistancing. If a county allows for 100% occupancy without any requirement of social distancing, a parishmay provide section(s) for 3 ft. distance and section(s) for 6 ft. This will allow parishioners tochoose the section that satisfies their concern for safety. The parish … Read More

Nevada Assisted Suicide Bills – Memo from Bishop Calvo

Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ,  There are two bills in the Nevada Legislature which would make doctor prescribed suicide legal in our state. Although there are differences in SB 105 and AB 351 each provides that if a patient has been diagnosed with a medical condition which may be terminal within six months, the treating physician is required to … Read More

Bishop Calvo on the Moral Acceptability of the Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

There has been some confusion on whether it is morally acceptable to receive the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.  To be clear, the answer to this question is yes. Let me cite a statement from Bishop Kevin Rhoades, chairman of the USCCB Doctrine Committee, broadcast on video: “The Vatican has made it clear that all the Covid vaccines, recognized as safe … Read More

Webinar — August 28, 2018 at 2:00 PM EDT Reimagining Confirmation Ministry with Youth

Click here to register   What would it be like if your parish ministry of Confirmation was built around providing youth with experiences of faith, relationships with faith witnesses, and engaging commitments for ministry, leadership and service? Youth would learn and grow in their faith through this journey of hands-on faithful living. This webinar will explore ways to engage families, … Read More