The truths of our faith, the bishop said. can seem contradictory amid reports regarding incidents of sexual abuse of minors by clerics that occurred decades ago.
Bishop Robert Deeley Celebrates Easter Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Portland
Bishop Robert Deeley celebrated Easter Vigil Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Portland.
Bishop Robert Deeley said, for us, the encounter of the Magi with Jesus is not something in the past but something we experience every time we come together for Mass.
Honoring the life of a man of faith and charity was a personal experience for Bishop Deeley, who worked with Pope Benedict XVI, then Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, in the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith in Vatican City nearly 20 years ago.
Monsignor Marc Caron, vicar general of the Diocese of Portland, visited the Christian Life Center (CLC) in Frenchville to bless its new dining hall on December 29.
Bishop Robert Deeley celebrates Mass on the Solemnity of Mary, the Mother of God, saying the new year will be better if we let God be our guide. The bishop also reflected on the life of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, calling him a "great man, priest, and leader."
Bishop Deeley has announced three priest assignments and a priest retirement.
In commemoration of All Souls' Day, Bishop Robert Deeley celebrated a Mass of Remembrance at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Portland.
Bishop Robert Deeley served as the main celebrant for an historic Mass in the Chapel of the Immaculate Conception at the Pontifical North American College in Vatican City on Thursday, October 13
Reviving appreciation for the great gift of the Eucharist
Bishop Deeley Serves as “Supply Priest” at Star of the Sea Church
Become the evangelizer you were sent to be
Bishop Robert Deeley celebrates Mass on Easter morning at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Portland.
On Good Friday, Bishop Robert Deeley celebrates the Passion of Our Lord at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Portland
Russia and Ukraine and all of humanity are consecrated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.
Lent: A time to connect with one another
New synodal process is an opportunity to gather, listen, and reflect
For centuries, in times of peace and tension, prosperity and struggle, Americans have paused on Thanksgiving to spend time with loved ones and offer gratitude for the blessings of God.
National Vocation Awareness Week (November 7-13) reminds us that the encouragement and formation of vocations in the Church is a responsibility of all of us.
The month of October brings with it our annual observance of Respect Life Month as we celebrate the value of each human life and commit to helping others grow in appreciation of the treasure that is God’s gift of life.
Twenty years. It seems impossible and yet, images from that day can sometimes bring us right back to the shock and sadness that we felt
This Sunday (September 12) marks National Grandparents Day, established in our country as a way in which to educate our youth about the important contributions that grandparents have made throughout history.
On Memorial Day, we cherish the memory of our dear departed, particularly those who died in the service of our country.
Today, our nation observes the National Day of Prayer, a commemoration formalized by President Truman in 1952.
National Teacher Appreciation Week (May 3-7) is a time in which we lift up with thanks the talents, the selflessness, and the dedication of our teachers.
April 25 is the World Day of Prayer for Vocations when the Church prays for vocations to ordained ministries, consecrated life in all its forms, secular institutes, and missionary life.
On Earth Day, we remember that God has created our world and placed us in it.
March 19 annually marks the Solemnity of St. Joseph, a commemoration that holds additional significance this year in the Year of St. Joseph, declared by the Holy Father.
As I stated in December in regards to COVID-19 vaccines, we must thank God for the scientific advancement and dedication of those in the medical field that have led to these lifesaving vaccines during a global pandemic.
Governor Janet Mills’ new executive order promising expanded gathering limits at Maine’s Catholic churches is not helpful to Maine Catholics who have diligently followed each of the protocols put in place regarding religious gatherings since the start of the pandemic.
Each year since 1992, when Pope St. John Paul II began its observance, the Church has set aside the day of February 11, the memorial of Our Lady of Lourdes, as a special day of prayer for the sick.
At the start of Maine Catholic Schools Week, Bishop Deeley has shared the following video message.
Every day we should thank God for the blessings of liberty, freedom, and democracy.
Americans face a profound challenge in the uphill battle to protect the dignity of the human person.
Bishop Deeley Offers Resounding Support of COVID-19 Vaccines, Implores All People to Get the Vaccine When Available
In recent weeks, the positive developments in the production of COVID-19 vaccines have stirred excitement but also hesitance in some quarters regarding the safety of the vaccines.
On this Veterans Day, we remember gratefully the many who have served our country and defended the freedoms we enjoy, including, of course, the right to vote in free elections.
"We have a brief period of time to catch our breath before the final push to the election."
Today is a day to be grateful for the gift of life, and for the man who did his best to show us love and helped us to learn how to live.
This year, it seems particularly appropriate as we marvel at the extraordinary effort that mothers have taken in this present coronavirus crisis.
A Message to Health Care Workers From Bishop Deeley and a Blessing for All