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Santa Barbara Catholic School offers prayers for sexual abuse victims

In observance of April as the Sexual Abuse Prevention Month, Santa Barbara Catholic School daily prayed the petitions and...

Santa Barbara Catholic School Commemorates the 100th Anniversary of the Fatima Apparition

On Friday, May 12, 2017, Santa Barbara Catholic School celebrated the 100th anniversary of the apparition of our Blessed...

A mother holds the key to a real home

Jesus said: “Do not let your hearts be troubled… In my Father’s house, there are many dwelling places…” Jesus was talking about our heavenly homes.

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Someone told the story of two elderly women who had been playing bridge for many years together.

Provincial Prioress visits Dominican Sisters

The Dominican Sisters gathered at the Convent of Dominican Child Development Center in Ordot last May 6, 2017, Saturday, to celebrate the feast of St. Vincent Ferrer, patron saint of their province named after him.

Writing as an act of stewardship: Umatuna training volunteer writers

Our archdiocesan newspaper, the Umatuna Si Yu’os is developing a pool of Catholics who are interested in developing their writing skills while covering news of our Church on a stewardship basis.

The Umatuna Si Yu’os is celebrating its 70th year anniversary of proclaiming the Good News of Christ to our people on Guam and in the Marianas largely through the efforts of many good people who contributed their time, talent and treasures as volunteers. We will train. Just provide the faith, heart and desire.

If you’re interested, please call 562-0065 or email editor@umatuna.org.

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St. Anthony Catholic School crowns Blessed Mother

Saint Anthony Catholic School’s May Crowning was scheduled on Friday, May 5 at 8:30 a.m. followed by the Eucharistic Mass at 9 a.m. celebrated by Rev. Fr. Efren Adversario.

Santa Barbara Christian Mothers offers Mass for victims

Santa Bernadita Catholic Church commemorated Victims and Survivors of Abuse with a display adorned with blue ribbons, flowers, and photos with a statue of the Divine Mercy Jesus.

Santa Bernadita honors abuse victims

Santa Bernadita Catholic Church commemorated Victims and Survivors of Abuse with a display adorned with blue ribbons, flowers, and photos with a statue of the Divine Mercy Jesus.

Is St. Michael Fatima’s Angel of Peace?

The Fatima apparitions were unique in that as far back as 1915, an angel appeared to the children three separate times, never uttering a word but mesmerizing the youngsters silently, with its dazzling white illumination forming the shape of a human figure.

Manamko May Crowning of Mary

The manamko of Catholic Social Servicetake part in the May Crowning of the statue of Mother Mary.

Local moms honor Mother Mary with Fatima public Rosaries

It seemed the perfect way to celebrate the perfect Mother just one day before Mother’s Day.

Santa Barbara students receive First Holy Communion

Congratulations to the 44 students from Santa Barbara Catholic School who received the Sacrament of the Holy Eucharist (First Holy Communion) on Divine Mercy Sunday last April 23, 2017 at Santa Barbara Church.

Academy of Our Lady of Guam Celebrates May Crowning

The Academy of Our Lady of Guam held its annual May Crowning on May 1, 2017 with Liturgy celebrated by Father Tom McGrath, SJ at the Cathedral-Basilica.

St. Anthony remembers child abuse victims

St. Anthony parish in Tamuning created a table remembering victims of sexual abuse and calling for prayers for our brothers and and sisters who have suffered in this way.

Our Lady of Guadalupe devotes area, prayers for abuse victims

An image with silhouettes of two children is displayed with a prayer and a photo of a sorrowful Pope...

Umatuna Job Announcement

The Umatuna Si Yu’os invites applications from highly-motivated candidates for the position of Media Sales/Advertising.

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, May 26, 2017. For more information, please call 562-0063 or email jpineda@umatuna.org.

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Chancery Job Announcement

The Archdiocese of Agana invites applications from highly-motivated candidates for the position of Accountant/Accounting Assistant and Administrative Assistant.

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

Submission of applications and resumes is due by 4 p.m. Monday, May 29, 2017. For more information, please call 562-0000 or email aoafinanceoffice@gmail.com.

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Gospel and Archbishop’s homilies replayed daily

Catholic Radio, KOLG 90.9 FM presents a replay of Archbishop Michael Byrnes’ homily with the day’s Gospel from the 9:30 a.m. Sunday Mass four times a day, Monday through Friday. You can listen at 7:05 a.m., 10 a.m., 3:30 p.m. after the Divine Mercy Chaplet or at 6:10 p.m.

Thank you for supporting “The Light of the Marianas”!

KUAM Airs Sunday Mass
KUAM TV8 broadcasts the 9:30 a.m. Mass every Sunday on Channel 8 in partnership with the Dulce Nombre de Maria Cathedral-Basilica TV ministry. Our sincerest gratitude to KUAM.