, and Endorsements from Most Rev. Plácido RodrÍguez, CMF, Bishop of Lubbock
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Meaning, Same Mass
Bishop Plácido RodrÍguez writes a Pastoral Letter on the New Roman Missal. On the first Sunday of Advent 2011, the church in the United States will receive a new edition of the Roman Missal which contains the prayers we use for the Mass. This is the third edition of the Missal since it was revised after the Second Vatican Council and includes a new translation as well as some new prayers and Mass settings.
US Nuncio, Archbishop Sambi's Death
Bishop RodrÍguez makes statement on the death of Archbishop Pietro Sambi.
Official Diocesan Pastoral Appointments
Bishop Plácido RodrÍguez formally announces the new appointments for priests and deacons effective July 1 of each year.
Mons. Plácido Rodríguez invito a los padres de familia a motivarlos y se preocupen por la educación católica de sus hijos. Este es el momento oportuno de considerar e invertir en la educación católica de sus hijos.
Bishop Plácido Rodríguez invites the parents to motivate and care about Catholic education for your children. Parents have the responsibility as Christians and Catholics, and the Catholic school is the best resource to meet this moral obligation.
There are three groups of people who are living contrary to the Gospel teaching on marriage: those who cohabit; those who have a merely civil union; and those who have a civil union who were married before. Bishop Plácido Rodríguez endorses Archbishop Michael J. Sheehan's Letter on Cohabitation.