July 27, 2011 | Vol. 50, No. 15


ROCKVILLE CENTRE — Father John J. Traynor, pastor emeritus of Our Lady of the Isle Church in Shelter Island, died July 11.

RONKONKOMA — Sister Rose Angela Genzale, a Religious of the Cenacle, died at Maria Regina Residence


With the success of their pre-Independence Day effort, Knights of Columbus Council

The Order of Malta Long Island Area recently celebrated the Feast of St John

DENVER, COLO. (CNA/EWTN News) —Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, who will soon leave the Archdiocese of Denver to become

Bishop William Murphy is one of eight U.S. bishops chosen to serve as an English-language catechist

BOLTON LANDING, NY—The Healthcare Association of New York State (HANYS) presented

ROCKVILLE CENTRE — If you think faith formation is just for kids, it’s time to think again.

HUNTINGTON — When he was ordained 50 years ago, Father Charles Kohli received this advice

FRANKLIN SQUARE — For some folks a trip to Europe is all about the packing and itinerary.

UNIONDALE — The answer: “Divine Intervention,” a Q&A game show on
Telecare, hosted by

HEMPSTEAD — Lively discussions about the Bible, soft voices of prayer, hearty laughter

Redemptorist Father Patrick Woods, 61, has been appointed pastor of St. Martin’s,

RIVERHEAD — School may be out for the summer, but that didn’t stop a group of

Father Mickey Bancroft shares the Gospel with Faith and Light Community members Mass at the Shrine of our Lady of the Island.

WEST ISLIP — Members of the Catholic nursing home communities on Long Island are making sure that no one dies alone.


In the final frenzied days of the 2011 New York State session, a little-noticed bill

Every four years, the International Eucharistic Congress is celebrated by thousands of Catholics

"It has been an absolute God-send,” explains Sarah whose mom, Pauline,

On August 9 the Church celebrates the feast of one of her more recently canonized saints.

What God is saying to us in this Sunday’s readings might be summed up something like this:

Youth Voice

I graduated in June of this year from Kellenberg Memorial High School. In August

From the Pope

“We know that ‘heart’ in the Bible indicates not just a part of the body but the core of the individual,

Bishop's Column

The Catholic Church in China has suffered for more than 50 years from persecution,


Faith & Science

People often surmise that same-sex attraction is inborn, and that homosexuals are “naturally gay”