Bishop Discusses Recent Church and Diocesan Developments on Special Sunday Encounter Program on Telecare

On a special edition of Encounter -- Bishop John Barres will discuss Pope Francis’ recent letter to the People of God and our diocese’s response to the challenges put forth affecting the life and mission of our Church. 

This special program will air on Telecare beginning on Sunday, August 26th at 8:00 p.m

Other air times include: Monday at 10:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.; Tuesday at 8:00 p.m.; Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. and 10:30 p.m.; Thursday at 11:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.; Friday at 9:00 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. and Saturday at 7:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. 

Telecare can be seen on Cablevision channel 29/137, Verizon FiOS TV channel 296, Spectrum channel 162/471.  

Encounter can also be viewed on demand on,, and on Diocese of Rockville Centre Facebook (Diocese of Rockville Centre) and Twitter (@RVCDiocese) social media platforms.  You are encouraged to view this important program.