Catholic Charities receives 300 phone calls every week from people seeking assistance.
This is a depiction of the Christmas story from St. Luke's Gospel.
Bishop Schlert was with bishops from New Jersey and Pennsylvania who were making their "ad limina" visits to the Vatican.
Bishop Alfred Schlert attended the Mass as part of his pilgrimage to Rome called an Ad Limina visit.
In honor of St. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of the environment and animals, whose feast day is Oct. 4, pets are blessed at many parishes in the Diocese.
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