Dispensation granted for St. Patrick's Day:
To all the Faithful in the Diocese of Kalamazoo:
The Most Rev. Paul J. Bradley, Bishop of Kalamazoo, has granted special dispensation from the law of abstinence for Friday, March 17th, to those who wish to participate in St. Patrick’s day celebrations. Members of the faithful who choose to receive the dispensation are required to choose another penance in accord with Lenten observance.
"Moving Forward in Hope: Charting the Course for the Future"
Bishop Bradley has written his fourth pastoral letter to the people of the diocese, "Moving Forward in Hope: Charting the Course for the Future," offering background on the Diocesan Pastoral Plan and detailing his hopes and vision for the diocese.
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Audio read by Bishop Bradley
Diocesan Pastoral Center staff phone directory
Catholic Charities Diocese of Kalamazoo
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
Transformations Retreat Center