Please support the second collection for Catholic Communications Month

The Archdiocese of Agana is celebrating Catholic Communications Month May 28 to June 25.<p class="p1">Please kindly support the second collection at all Sunday Masses of June 4, 11 and 18 which Archbishop Michael Byrnes has designated to go toward supporting the Archdiocese’s work in Catholic communications.<br /><p class="p1">Your contributions will help fund: 1. Internships for Umatuna and Catholic radio 2. Umatuna printing costs 3. Purchase of equipment for KOLG 90.9 FM 4. Equipment for Cathedral media ministries. A report on the overall amount collected and a list of allocation and expenditures shall be published in January of 2018. THANK YOU!

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Don’t wait to be perfect to answer vocational call, pope says

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Humility not about being polite, but accepting humiliation, pope says

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Academy seniors participate in Constitution & Citizenship Day

Academy of Our Lady of Guam senior Carri Ann Cabral recently garnered second place in the Constitution Quiz contest associated with the Federal Judiciary’s 2017 “Constitution Day/Citizenship Day” celebration activities.

Piti Youth Choir singing for Christmas Eve Mass

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Dominican Catholic School holds “Day at the Museum”

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No dispensation for this year’s Christmas Mass on Monday

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Pope: Superficiality, hypocrisy cause division between heart and mind

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Office of Catholic Education trainings to foster cohesiveness

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Pope urges bishops to exercise authority as judges in annulments

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Pope, USCCB president pray for victims of Egyptian mosque attack

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San Juan Bautista pre-confirmation class brings cheer to GMH

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Mercy Education System of the Americas director visits AOLG

The Academy of Our Lady of Guam (AOLG) students, faculty and staff recently had the opportunity to meet the Executive Director of Mercy Education System of the Americas (MESA), Sister Lisa Griffith, RSM.

Sister Christine Garcia, SSND visits St. Francis Catholic School

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Job Announcement

The Archdiocese of Agaña invites applicants from candidates for the position of

Faith Formation Training of Trainers Coordinator

Applications and job descriptions available at the Chancery Office, 196 Cuesta San Ramon, Ste. B, Hagatña, Guam

Submission of applications and resumes extended to 4 p.m., Friday, December 21, 2017

For more information, please call
562-0000 or email

Equal Opportunity Employer