Catholic schools in the Diocese of Sacramento are committed to the mission of the Church by providing an environment that fosters strong character development, civic engagement, and intellectual growth. We form responsible and compassionate citizens who are disciples of Jesus Christ.
Bob McCarty has been in professional ministry since 1973, serving in parish, school, diocesan and national settings. He holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology and theology from St. Joseph’s University, a master’s degree in religious education from LaSalle University, and doctorate in ministry from the Graduate Theological Foundation in Indiana. He is adjunct faculty at The Catholic University of America and the University of Dallas.
He serves as the project coordinator for St. Mary’s Press’ research project, “Going, Going, Gone: The Dynamics of Disaffiliation in Young Catholics.” In this interview with Catholic Herald magazine, he discusses the results of the study and their impact on parishes and Catholic schools.
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January 22, 2020 marks the 47th anniversary of the lamentable 1973 U.S. Supreme Court Decision, Roe v. Wade. In the Diocese of Sacramento, January 22 is designated as a Diocesan Day of Reparation.
Join us as we honor marriage and salute the beauty of faithfulness, sacrifice and joy in married life. During this Mass, there will be a special blessing for sacramentally married couples and an opportunity for them to renew their marital commitment.