February 17, 2010 | Vol. 48, No. 43


The patron of artists, Blessed John of Fiesole, used his talent as an offering to his Heavenly


Long Beach — “Catching rays” takes on new meaning now that Long Beach

In response to changing technologies and in an effort to foster responsible financial

Port Washington — Two years ago parishioners of St. Peter of Alcantara

“A parish mission brings people together and gives them an opportunity to focus

On Ash Wednesday, a day that literally marks the beginning of Lent,

Deer Park — While many in the world turned their attention to Vancouver for


Corpus Christi, Mineola,  third-grader Thomas and fifth-grader Victoria took first-

St. Ignatius Loyola School, Hicksville recently concluded its after-school fall

On Feb. 12, two days before Valentine’s Day, 35 married couples gathered at Christ

A statue of an angel is partially covered in snow and ice at Holy Rood Cemetery

Bishop's Column



This week marks my mother’s 87th birthday. It’s hard to believe, especially because


Our pages are filled this week with powerful words from our Holy Father: calling us