December 1, 2010 | Vol. 49, No. 32

News

The annual National Night of Prayer for Life, which originated on Long Island

DOUGLASTON — While growing up in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, Father Robert

Bishop William Murphy has announced the conferral of papal honors

As the Church experiences the Advent season of anticipation,

LEVITTOWN — How people in the congregation can find more meaning

TLIC is featuring brief profiles of each of the honorees chosen by their parishes to receive the 2010 St. Agnes Medal in recognition of their service to the people of God in their parishes and communities. The medals were presented to each of the awardees by Bishop Murphy at St. Agnes Cathedral Sept. 17.

Neighbors

St. Martin of Tours parish in Bethpage honored Deacon James McCabe

Msgr. Robert J. Brennan was officially installed as pastor of St. Mary of the Isle Church

From the Pope

Columnists

When I was studying to be a priest, trying to decide whether I had a vocation,

At the time of my first celebration of Christmas in the missions,

Our daughter, Bernadette, was born on the first Sunday of Advent in 1999,

The bishops of the United States have a wonderful observation about the distribution

Young Catholics

One hundred St. John the Baptist Diocesan High School students and faculty

Youth Voice

For the past five summers, Kellenberg Memorial High School has sent students

Letters

Bishop's Column

Bishop Murphy was invited by the leadership of the Islamic Center

Parish Profiles

Parish: Roman Catholic Church of St. Mark

Saints

In 1849, during armed conflict stemming from violent political convulsions

Editorial

The media sensation created last week by wholly inaccurate interpretations