February 24, 2010 | Vol. 48, No. 44


The Congregation of the Infant Jesus, also known as the Nursing Sisters of the Sick Poor,

Students, families and teachers all joined together at Notre Dame School for the annual

Kristen Hayes, a parent of St. Martin of Tours, Amityville, came to the school

Seventh-grader Thomas Walsh won the recent  Math Bee, and eighth-grader

At Our Lady of Perpetual Help School, Lindenhurst, the Peace Site Committee

Bishop's Column

The First Sunday of Lent is the day when the Church celebrates the Rite of Election.


In my last column I discussed the meaning of hatred. Though that may seem like

When you are tempted to sin, what do you do?

The celebration of Catholic Press Month every February leads right into my

The Rite of Exposition and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament, a beautiful ritual


Huntington — Hundreds of people, most of them teenagers and young adults,

At Christ the King Church in Commack, a man receives Communion only in the form of

Catholics working to promote social justice should begin “by telling our own story,”

West Babylon — Parishioners of Our Lady of Grace Church here are putting


President Obama, announcing on Monday revisions designed to revive his

Youth Voice

Before the March for Life January 22, friends asked me why I planned on going.

Faith & Science

An important but often unacknowledged angle of the abortion debate involves the



Brentwood — Sister Ann Jane Mullen,  formerly Sister Mary Incarnata, a

Brooklyn — Sister Mary Naomi Kelly, 96, a Sister of Mercy of the Americas

From the Pope

VATICAN CITY (Zenit)  — Before praying the midday Angelus with those