Breathing Life on Dry Bones – Bishop Homily 3/29/2020

Breathing Life on Dry Bones – Bishop Homily 3/29/2020

Breathing Life on Dry Bones Homily for the Fifth Sunday of Lent, Cycle A 2020 for Holy Family Livestream Mass Ezekiel 37: 12-14; Romans 8:8-11; John 11:1-45 Most Reverend Joseph J. Tyson, Bishop of Yakima Peace be with you!  Rather than starting with the COVID-19 crisis, I would like to...
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Pope’s Homily, Prayer Service March 27, 2020

Pope’s Homily, Prayer Service March 27, 2020

 Pope at "Urbi et orbi": Full text of his meditation Pope Francis meditated on the calming of the storm from the Gospel of Mark during the prayer service over which he presided on the steps of St Peter's Basilica on Friday evening. Here is the full text. Click on...
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Light of Hope Fund Available for Those Impacted by Coronavirus

Light of Hope Fund Available for Those Impacted by Coronavirus

All Funds Received Will Go to Those in Need The Diocese of Yakima is teaming up with Catholic Charities Serving Central Washington to help those in our diocese who are most affected by the Coronavirus Pandemic by creating the Light of Hope Fund. 100% of the donations to the fund...
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Decree Amending Pastoral Directives During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Decree Amending Pastoral Directives During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Decree Amending Pastoral Directives During the Coronavirus Pandemic In accord with Canon 223 (CIC), I, the Most Rev. Joseph J. Tyson, Bishop of Yakima, do hereby amend my March 19 decree establishing pastoral directives for the Diocese of Yakima: WHEREAS: On March 23, 2020 Washington Governor Jay Inslee proclaimed his...
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Catholic Radio Stations

Catholic Radio Stations

English KYTR 88.1 EWTN Yakima KHSS 100.7 EWTN Tri-Cities KDMB 88.7 EWTN Grant and Douglas County K247CH 97.3 EWTN Entiat and Chelan K221BT 92.7 EWTN Warden/Mattawa/Royal City K243CD 96.5 Bridgeport KXAA 100.3 EWTN Kittitas County KEFA 102.9 EWTN Wenatchee Valley KUVB 103.3 Relevant Catholic Radio - Leavenworth and Cashmere Español:...
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Act of Perfect Contrition – Acto de Contricíon Perfecto

Act of Perfect Contrition – Acto de Contricíon Perfecto

Guiding those unable to confess to make an Act of Perfect Contrition Where the individual faithful find themselves in the painful impossibility of receiving sacramental absolution, it should be remembered that perfect contrition, coming from the love of God, beloved above all things, expressed by a sincere request for forgiveness...
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Pope Asks Blessed Virgin Mary’s Intercession

Pope Asks Blessed Virgin Mary’s Intercession

 We seek refuge under your protection, O Holy Mother of God. Do not despise our pleas — we who are put to the test — and deliver us from every danger. O glorious and blessed Virgin. Pope Francis – March 2020 Let us all pray together for the sick,...
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El Papa Pide la Intercesión de la Virgen María

El Papa Pide la Intercesión de la Virgen María

 “Bajo tu amparo nos acogemos, Santa Madre de Dios, no desprecies nuestras súplicas en las necesidades, antes bien líbranos de todo peligro, oh Virgen gloriosa y bendita”. Papa Francisco – Marzo 2020 Recemos todos juntos por los enfermos, por las personas que sufren. Bajo tu amparo nos acogemos, Santa...
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How am I Blind? Bishop Tyson Homily March 22, 2020

How am I Blind? Bishop Tyson Homily March 22, 2020

Homily for the Fourth Sunday of Lent,  March 22, 2020 Samuel 16:1b, 6-7, 10-13a; Ephesians 5:8-14; John 9:1-4 Most Reverend Joseph J. Tyson, Bishop of Yakima Peace be with you! Both the Gospel from St. John as well as our opening Old Testament reading from the Book of Samuel challenge...
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Decree Establishing Sacrament of Penance Directives During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Decree Establishing Sacrament of Penance Directives During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Decree Establishing Sacramental Penance Directives During the Coronavirus Pandemic In accord with Canon 223 (CIC), in order to promote the common good of the Clergy and Faithful of the Diocese of Yakima during the local, state and national emergencies declared by civil authorities due to the global COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic,...
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Mar 2020 Central Washington Catholic

Mar 2020 Central Washington Catholic

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Decree Establishing Pastoral Directives During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Decree Establishing Pastoral Directives During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Decree Establishing Pastoral Directives During the Coronavirus Pandemic In accord with Canon 223 (CIC), in order to promote the common good of the Clergy and Faithful of the Diocese of Yakima during the state and national emergencies declared by civil authorities due to the global COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, I, the...
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USCCB Supports Catholic Relief Service

USCCB Supports Catholic Relief Service

Statement of the U.S. Bishops’ Executive Committee: Catholic Relief Services Delivers the Hope of Christ to Where Human Suffering is Worst WASHINGTON – The Executive Committee of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has issued a statement Wednesday, March 17 in support of Catholic Relief Services. The full statement...
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Thirsting for God: Bishop Tyson Homily March 15, 2020

Thirsting for God: Bishop Tyson Homily March 15, 2020

Homily on the Third Sunday of Lent, Cycle A, for the Diocese of Yakima Exodus 17:3-7; Romans 5:1-2, 5-8; John 4:5-42 Most Reverend Joseph J. Tyson, Bishop of Yakima How might we understand our emptiness and our sadness at not having a public celebration of Eucharist? I think we need...
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Bishops Call for Civility in Political Discourse

Bishops Call for Civility in Political Discourse

Catholic Church Calls for Civility (haz clic aquí para leer en español el documento "Amarse los unos a los otros") The Catholic Bishops of Washington State, including Bishop Joseph Tyson of Yakima,  released a pastoral statement today calling on all Washingtonians to work toward healing our political divisions. The Bishops...
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Breathing Life on Dry Bones – Bishop Homily 3/29/2020 Breathing Life on Dry Bones –...
Pope’s Homily, Prayer Service March 27, 2020 Pope’s Homily, Prayer Service March 27,...
Light of Hope Fund Available for Those Impacted by Coronavirus Light of Hope Fund Available for...
Decree Amending Pastoral Directives During the Coronavirus Pandemic Decree Amending Pastoral Directives During the...
Catholic Radio Stations Catholic Radio Stations
Act of Perfect Contrition – Acto de Contricíon Perfecto Act of Perfect Contrition – Acto...
Pope Asks Blessed Virgin Mary’s Intercession Pope Asks Blessed Virgin Mary’s Intercession
El Papa Pide la Intercesión de la Virgen María El Papa Pide la Intercesión de...
How am I Blind? Bishop Tyson Homily March 22, 2020 How am I Blind? Bishop Tyson...
Decree Establishing Sacrament of Penance Directives During the Coronavirus Pandemic Decree Establishing Sacrament of Penance Directives...
Mar 2020 Central Washington Catholic Mar 2020 Central Washington Catholic
Decree Establishing Pastoral Directives During the Coronavirus Pandemic Decree Establishing Pastoral Directives During the...
USCCB Supports Catholic Relief Service USCCB Supports Catholic Relief Service
Thirsting for God: Bishop Tyson Homily March 15, 2020 Thirsting for God: Bishop Tyson Homily...
Bishops Call for Civility in Political Discourse Bishops Call for Civility in Political...

URGENT IMMIGRATION INFORMATION
URGENTE RECURSOS DE INMIGRACIÓN

March 31 2020
CANCELED Chrism Mass @ St. Paul Cathedral, Yakima WA
April 3-5, 2020
CANCELED Palm Sunday Retreat@ Blessed Sacrament Parish, Grandview
April 5, 2020
Non-Public Palm Sunday Mass (Bishop)
Noon on Cable Ch. CW9
April 12, 2020
Non-Public Easter Mass (Bishop)
4:30 p.m. on Ch. 29 – Yakima
4:30 p.m. on Ch. 23 – Ellensburg
4:30 p.m. on Ch. 19 – Tri-Cities

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