April 21, 2010 | Vol. 49, No. 5


The Tomorrow’s Hope Foundation will host its annual Stars for Students Scholarship

Auxiliary Bishop John Dunne was the principal celebrant and homilist at a liturgy

Fort Salonga — For women whose children have died, Mother’s Day can be a sad

Rockville Centre — Members of the Polish community from all over the diocese

Lindenhurst — The atmosphere was silly at Our Lady of Perpetual Help School

Centerport — Credit cards seem like an easy way to get things you want,

World Youth Day 2011 is still more than a year away, but the Diocese of Rockville

Southampton — The work of two 17th-century French saints continues today


Girl Scouts from Service Unit 25 were recently presented with their religious

Proud eighth-graders of Sacred Heart School in North Merrick, together with their

On March 21, the Legion of Mary of St. Peter the Apostle Church, Islip Terrace,

The eighth-grade students of Maria Regina School in Seaford collected 200 pairs

Political commentator Bill O’Reilly recently hosted “An Evening with Bill O’Reilly”

The Women’s Chorale of St. John the Baptist Diocesan High School, under the direction

John Holian, headmaster of St. Martin de Porres Marianist School,

Faith & Science

In recent years, some medical practitioners have suggested that death from dehydration


From the Pope

VATICAN CITY (ZENIT) — From Pope Benedict XVI’s homily at the April 15 Mass


Last week, a letter writer correctly deplored the “lack of civility” that seems

You know, marriage is hard work,” a recently married friend of mine remarked.


Brooklyn — Sister Mary Aquinas Daly, a Sister of Mercy of the Americas

Brentwood — Sister Regina Mary Kovarick, 85, a member of the Sisters

Brentwood — Sister of St. Joseph Teresa Avila Burke, 91, died in Maria Regina

Parish Profiles

The Parable of the Sower has special meaning to the people of St. Rosalie’s


Bishop's Column

On Sunday April 18, Bishop Murphy gave the John Carroll Lecture for the priests

Youth Voice

Thank you for everything you have done. All of your creations make the world a