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Bishop Barbarito's Statements

Chrism Mass: He's Two Thousand Years Old

We live in complicated, challenging and extremely difficult times. Confusion, anger, pain and even violence are very much present among us. Certainly the tragedy that occurred in February at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, so proximate to us in Parkland, Florida, is evidence of this. We live

A Statement from Bishop Gerald Barbarito on the Tragic Shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

  Statement from Bishop Barbarito Tragic Shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School   Once again we are stunned by horrific violence in another school shooting at Marjory Stoneman DouglasHigh School, this time within our State and neighboring to us in Parkland, Florida.  As a

Statement from Bishop Barbarito on the Death of Bishop Thomas V. Daily

  The following is a statement from Most Reverend Gerald M. Barbarito, Bishop of Palm Beach, regarding the death of Bishop Thomas V. Daily, Bishop Emeritus of Brooklyn, and who served as the first Bishop of Palm Beach. It was Bishop Daily who ordained Bishop Barbarito as a bishop. While serving

Diocese of Palm Beach Issues a Statement in Response to the Release of Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation

The following is a statement from Most Reverend Gerald M. Barbarito, Bishop of Palm Beach, regarding the release earlier today of Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation titled Amoris Laetitia, "The Joy of Love”:   Statement from Bishop Barbarito Regarding Pope Francis Apostolic Exhortation

Bishop Barbarito's 2016 Easter Message

Below is the Easter Message from Most Reverend Gerald M. Barbarito, Bishop of Palm Beach, as printed in the Florida Catholic newspaper (issue March 25 - April 7, 2016).     The Lord has conquered death and has granted us life and peace.  Let us rejoice in this gift

Bishop Barbarito's Jan. 29 Letter to Parishioners Regarding Father Gallagher (English)

January 29, 2016   Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ:   As your shepherd, which I am privileged to be, I wish to publicly state that I am deeply grateful to our extraordinary staff of competent people in regard to the protection of children, who are committed to their role not as a

Bishop Barbarito's Letter to Parishioners Regarding Father Gallagher (Spanish)

Enero 29 de 2016   Queridos hermanos y hermanas en Cristo:   Con el privilegio que tengo de ser su pastor,  deseo declarar públicamente que estoy profundamente agradecido con nuestro extraordinario equipo de personas competentes en lo que respecta a la protección de los niños, quienes se

Bishop Barbarito's Letter & Statement for Respect Life Weekend

Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ: Today we celebrate Respect Life Sunday which begins a new program of respect for life to which the month of October is dedicated.  The theme chosen by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops for this year's celebration is Every Life is Worth Living. 

Statement from Bishop Barbarito Regarding the Disturbing Investigative Videos at Planned Parenthood

  Statement from Bishop Gerald Barbarito: Disturbing Investigative Videos at Planned Parenthood   The investigative videos regarding Planned Parenthood’s involvement in the marketing of human organs and tissue obtained from aborted babies is gravely disturbing and unsettling.  The matter

Bishop Barbarito's Statement on Court's Ruling on Same Sex Marriage