Due to current restrictions, his Liturgy of Christian Burial will be video live streamed Monday, December 14th at 10 AM and can be viewed on the Rev. Archdeacon's obituary page - https://www.oneillfuneralhomes.com/obituary/rev-archdeacon-george-yany. The Burial will be private and visiting hours are respectfully omitted.
WEST GREENWICH — Tucked away in the shady forests of West Greenwich, the Virgo Magnificat Convent is the new home of an exciting addition to the diocese — although it will still take one more year before the extraordinary young women now in residence there will be able to bring their message of evangelization to parishes.
WASHINGTON– On December 4, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York ordered the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to reinstate the entire Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program by December 7, and to resume accepting first-time DACA applicants. Bishop Mario E. Dorsonville, auxiliary bishop of Washington and chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on Migration issued the following statement:
WASHINGTON —With more federal executions scheduled in December and January, two bishop chairmen call on the Administration to recall God’s mercy during Advent. Archbishop Paul S. Coakley of Oklahoma City, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, and Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City in Kansas, chairman of the USCCB’s Committee on Pro-Life Activities, issued the following statement:
PROVIDENCE — In an effort to mitigate the sharp increase in the number of those testing positive for COVID-19, Gov. Gina Raimondo has placed limits on the numbers of people allowed to gather socially, dine indoors, attend church services and certain grade levels of school, among other restrictions, which will be in place until Dec. 13.
WASHINGTON (CNS) — While confusion has arisen in recent days in the media over “the moral permissibility” of using the COVID-19 vaccines just announced by Pfizer Inc. and Moderna, it is not “immoral to be vaccinated with them,” the chairmen of the U.S. bishops’ doctrine and pro-life committees said.