January 27, 2010 | Vol. 48, No. 40


Along with supporting the work of the Church on Long Island in education, formation,

Washington, D.C. — Despite the bitter cold and threat of rain and snow, almost

Washington, D.C. — Many young Catholics learn the importance of standing

Washington, D.C. — Of the almost 2,000 Long Islanders who traveled here for

Bethpage — New Island Hospital, a 203-bed community hospital here,

Several young people and youth leaders who traveled to the March for Life


As highlighted in last week’s special section, next week is Catholic Schools Week

Bishop's Column

If the world we live in is truly “globalized,” the most important single factor


Last semester in a class at St. John’s University in which I was lecturing on the

Our Blessed Mother Mary is an inspiring and instructive example of silence and

Who does the liturgical action? Who celebrates the Eucharist?

From the Pope

VATICAN CITY (Zenit) — In separate messages to the president of Haiti and the


Amityville — Sister Mary Pieta Amorando, 92, died Jan. 14. She served for 71


A guardian angel is often not a celestial being, but someone on this earth who makes


More than 300 people gathered Jan. 24 for an ecumenical prayer service at