September 7, 2011 | Vol. 50, No. 18


 Kellenberg Memorial High School students embarked upon the new school year Sept. 6.

Bank of America community relations manager, Lorraine Aycock, left, and Long Island president

“The role of the bishop,” Bishop William Murphy observed as he reflected on his ten years

At a Mass invoking the Holy Spirit, The Catholic University of America launched a new academic year

The diocesan Respect Life Office will sponsor a conference on end-of-life issues

The Knights of Columbus of Holy Family, Hicksville, recently installed new and returning officers:

The pastor of Our Holy Redeemer Church here, his parishioners and fellow priests are inviting

EAST MEADOW — One of the first things Father Cyril Obi Bayim learned about America was that people here are ruled

For the fourth year in a row, St. Francis College has been named to the America’s Best Colleges list.

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul will host its third annual Friends of the Poor Walk


There is something about hurricanes — their force and numerous tales of destructiveness — that rattle even the most rational minds.

“Do you have power?” That’s the question I’ve heard most this week.

Throughout the liturgical year, we observe memorials of a certain group of saints who are

School days, school days … Didn’t you hate it when

I’ve never known quite what to make of the readings from last Sunday’s Mass.

Sunday’s readings are both terribly ironic and remarkably appropriate.


Coaches Dan Horan and Mary Beth Della Rocca led the fifth-grade Maria Regina CYO


Jesuit Father Harold Francis Xavier (Hal) O’Donnell, 79, who served

Dominican Sister Joanne Regina Arcouet, 78, who served at Holy Family School

Youth Voice

My nonna, Louia Cassi Palermo, “travels to the beat of a different drummer.”



When the Son of Man comes in His glory, and all the angels with Him, He will sit on His throne in heavenly glory.”

From the Pope

“Jesus explains to his disciples that he must ‘go to Jerusalem and suffer many things from the elders