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!

Into the desert - Our Lenten journey

In these six weeks of Lent, let’s ponder “What will I do to the least of my brothers and sisters?” 

As we prepare ourselves for reparation and reconciliation, taking up our crosses each week, let us help our brothers and sisters in need. 

For this week, let’s take up the challenge to…

Take 30 minutes to pray today for our priests, deacons, and parish ministry members – readers, choirs, altar servers, etc.

Recent Headlines

Archdiocese of Agaña Statutes for Lent

Fasting is to be observed on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday by all who are 18 years old and older who have not yet...

Chamorro Chaplet of Divine Mercy a collaboration of faith

Our month-long “do it yourself” pilgrimage to Marian sites in Europe helped us put together the music CD of our favorite song in church—the Chaplet of the Divine Mercy. 

Dominican Sisters of Guam join provincial chapter in Taiwan

Four Dominican sisters assigned on Guam participated in the recently concluded 13th Provincial Chapter of the Province of St.

Eugenics and its ugly head

Ever hear of the word “eugenics?” It has a nice mellow-sounding ring to it and even looks harmless like photogenic or multigenic. Actually, it is anything but harmless.

Academy of Our Lady NHS Camarin Chapter inducts 15 new members

The Academy of Our Lady of Guam high school recently inducted 15 new members into the school’s Camarin Chapter of the National Honor Society (NHS) on Friday, Jan. 26, 2018.

Aquinas school family upholds traditional celebration

Family, friends, and alumni of the former St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic High School celebrated the feast of St. Thomas Aquinas.

Mercy Education System of the Americas visits Mercy schools

Sister Lisa Griffith of the Religious Sisters of Mercy, the Executive Director of Mercy Education System of the Americas (MESA), first came to Guam in November 2017 to visit our schools and assess the possibility of engaging them in MESA.

KOLG, Umatuna airing live Catholic news on 90.9 FM

The Umatuna Si Yu'os and archdiocesan radio station KOLG 90.9 FM have teamed up to broadcast live Catholic news reports on Catholic radio. KOLG 90.9...

AOLG welcomes the Pilgrim Statue of Fatima

The world famous International Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Our Lady of Fatima visited the Academy of Our Lady of Guam (AOLG) at the AOLG Ysrael Fine Arts Auditorium on Jan. 25, 2018 from noon to 2 p.m.

Weekly showing of video series ‘Catholicism’ starts Feb. 15

The Guam Catholic Men’s League is hosting Bishop Robert Barron’s “Catholicism” series, a groundbreaking video series illustrating the truth and beauty of the Catholic...

Mary, mother of my life

“When I find myself in times of trouble Mother Mary comes to me speaking words of wisdom ‘Let it be.’ And in my hour of darkness, she is standing right in front of me, speaking words of wisdom ‘Let it be.’” 

Archbishop Byrnes to teachers: ‘respond with love’

At the Catholic Educators’ Conference held at the Father Dueñas Memorial School Phoenix Center on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, hundreds of people gathered from various Catholic schools on island to celebrate their mission for academic excellence in the spirit of Gospel of Christ.

St. Valentine, love for faith

Feb. 14, or Valentine’s Day, is a day celebrated throughout the world as a day of love commemorated with chocolate, flowers, and cards. But where did this festive day come from?

Archdiocese’s women religious celebrate ‘Day of Consecrated Life’

The women religious of the Archdiocese of Agaña celebrated World Day of Consecrated Life.

Guam Cursillo Movement graduates 13 during 42nd Women’s Weekend

Catholic women between the ages of 18 and 60 spent three days and two nights of prayer and other activities designed to bring people closer to Christ. 

Santa Barbara Catholic School celebrates #CSW18

From Jan. 28 to Feb. 3, Santa Barbara Catholic School celebrated Catholic Schools Week or #CSW18 as part of the National Catholic Educational Association celebration. Daily activities highlighted this year’s theme, “Catholic Schools: Learn. Serve. Lead. Succeed.”

Sister Eva Silver Jubilee of Religious Profession

Sister Eva Gamotin of the Order of Preachers (OP) celebrated her Silver Jubilee (25 years) of Religious Profession at the Dominican Child Development Center (DCDC) Chapel in Ordot.

Rally For Life 2018 draws hundreds

Hundreds crowd in the streets of Hagåtña at the Guam Legislature Building at the “Rally for Life” on Sunday, Jan. 28.

The savior is in: Jesus was always available to those in need, pope says

Priests and bishops need to model themselves after Jesus, who never posted inconvenient office hours or shied away from people and their problems, Pope Francis said in a morning homily.

Our Lady of the Waters, pray for us

Parishioners and devotees of Nuestra Señora de las Aguas Catholic Church, Mongmong, celebrate patron saint.

Safeguarding Our Children

As of Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018


people have registered and begun or completed VIRTUS Online training  for the Archdiocese of Agaña’s Safe Environment Policy.

The archdiocese reminds all its clergy, employees, and volunteers to please complete the mandatory VIRTUS Online training by
Feb. 28, 2018 at
Info: 562-0029

Safe Environment

Saint's Corner

Revered St. Agatha

The Angelic Doctor

Faithful Virgin Martyr

Job Announcement

The Archdiocese of Agaña  invites applicants from candidates for the part-time position of

Administrative Assistant

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

Submission of applications and resumes extended to 4 p.m.
Friday, January 26, 2018

For more information, please call 562-0000 or email

Equal Opportunity Employer