Roman Catholic Bishop John Barres takes over his duties on Long Island as the new bishop of the Diocese of Rockville Centre. He previously served bishop in Allentown, Pennsylvania. See photos from his journey.

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Bishop John Barres presents the clergy at Saint Agnes Cathedral with the Papal Decree that he is to be installed as the new Bishop of the Diocese Of Rockville Centre. Jan 31, 2017

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Bishop John Barres blesses parishioners at Saint Agnes Cathedral in Rockville Centre during his Installation Mass where he was made Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rockville Centre. Jan 31, 2017

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Bishop John Barres during his Installation Mass at Saint Agnes Cathedral where he was installed as the new Bishop of the Diocese Of Rockville Centre. Jan 31, 2017

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Bishop John Barres and Cardinal Timothy Dolan share a moment as they process out during his Installation Mass at Saint Agnes Cathedral where he was installed as the new Bishop of the Diocese Of Rockville Centre. Jan 31, 2017

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Bishop John Barres processes out during his Installation Mass at Saint Agnes Cathedral where he was installed as the new Bishop of the Diocese Of Rockville Centre. Jan 31, 2017

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Bishop John Barres, left, is presented with his Crosier by Cardinal Timothy Dolan, center, and the Papal Nuncio of Washington DC. Archbishop Christophe Pierre, right, at Saint Agnes Cathedral in Rockville Centre during Bishop Barres' Installation Mass where he was made Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rockville Centre. Jan 31, 2017

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Bishop John Barres celebrates the Liturgy of the Eucharist during his Installation Mass at Saint Agnes Cathedral where he was installed as the new Bishop of the Diocese Of Rockville Centre. Jan 31, 2017

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Bishop John Barres greets parishioners outside Saint Agnes Cathedral in Rockville Centre after his Installation Mass where he was made Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rockville Centre. Jan 31, 2017

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The installation Mass for John Barres, the new bishop of the Diocese of Rockville Centre, was at St. Agnes Cathedral on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017.

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The installation Mass for new bishop of the Diocese of Rockville Centre, John Barres, at St. Agnes Cathedral on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017.

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Installation Mass for the Diocese of Rockville Centre's incoming Bishop John Barres at St. Agnes Cathedral on Tuesday, Jan, 31, 2017.

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Installation Mass for the Diocese of Rockville Centre's incoming Bishop John Barres at St. Agnes Cathedral on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017.

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Installation Mass for the Diocese of Rockville Centre's incoming Bishop John Barres at St. Agnes Cathedral on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017.

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Installation Mass for the Diocese of Rockville Centre's incoming Bishop John Barres at St. Agnes Cathedral on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017.

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Bishop John Barres greets parishioners after his installation Mass on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017, at St. Agnes Cathedral in Rockville Centre.

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Bishop John Barres greets parishioners after his installation Mass on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017, at St. Agnes Cathedral in Rockville Centre.

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Bishop John Barres greets parishioners after his installation Mass on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017, at St. Agnes Cathedral in Rockville Centre.

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Installation Mass for the Diocese of Rockville Centre's incoming Bishop John Barres at St. Agnes Cathedral on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017.

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Bishop John Barres greets parishioners after his installation Mass on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017, at St. Agnes Cathedral in Rockville Centre.

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The installation Mass for the Diocese of Rockville Centre's incoming Bishop John Barres at St. Agnes Cathedral on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017.

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Bishop John Barres proceeds into St. Agnes Cathedral for his installation Mass as the new leader of the Diocese of Rockville Centre on Jan. 31, 2017.

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The installation Mass for the Diocese of Rockville Centre's incoming Bishop John Barres at St. Agnes Cathedral on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017.

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Roman Catholic Bishop John Barres celebrates Mass at the Cathedral Church of Saint Catharine of Siena in Allentown, Pa., on Jan. 22, 2017. Barres has been reassigned and will take over duties on Long Island as head of the Diocese of Rockville Centre.

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Roman Catholic Bishop John Barres greets parishioners before the start of his farewell Mass on Jan. 22, 2017, at the Cathedral Church of Saint Catharine of Siena in Allentown, Pa. Barres has been reassigned and will take over as head of the Diocese of Rockville Centre.

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Roman Catholic Bishop John Barres celebrates Mass at the Cathedral Church of Saint Catharine of Siena in Allentown, Pa., on Jan. 22, 2017. Barres will take over as head of the Diocese of Rockville Centre.

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Roman Catholic Bishop John Barres shares a laugh with parishioners before the start of his farewell Mass on Jan. 22, 2017, at the Cathedral Church of St. Catharine of Siena in Allentown, Pa. Barres has been reassigned and will become the head of the Diocese of Rockville Centre.

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Roman Catholic Bishop John Barres greets parishioners before the start of his farewell Mass on Jan. 22, 2017, at the Cathedral Church of St. Catharine of Siena in Allentown, Pa. Barres has been reassigned and will take over as bishop of the Diocese of Rockville Centre. 

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Evelyn Torres and her 4-year-old daughter Emilia, speak with Bishop John Barres during a reception after his farewell Mass on Jan. 22, 2017, at the Cathedral Church of St. Catharine of Siena in Allentown, Pa. 

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Parishioners, Rosemary Rodriguez, right, and 11-year-old Kelley Falcon, left, bid farewell to Bishop John Barres during a reception after his farewell Mass at the Cathedral Church of St. Catharine of Siena in Allentown, Pa., on Jan. 22, 2017. 

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Bishop John Barres during an interview at the Dioces of Rockville Centre on Jan. 9, 2017.

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Bishop John Barres greets parishioners after an interview at the Diocese of Rockville Centre on Jan. 9, 2017.

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Bishop John Barres at the Diocese of Rockville Centre on Jan. 9, 2017.

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Bishop John O. Barres during an interview at the Diocese of Rockville Centre on Monday Jan. 9, 2017.

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Bishop John Barres during an interview at the Diocese of Rockville Centre on Monday Jan. 9, 2017.

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