May 19, 2010 | Vol. 49, No. 9


On June 1 a new law goes into effect in New York called the “Family Health Care

Pentecost Sunday (Mass during the day)


In honor of Haitian Flag Day (May 18), the Diocesan Haitian-American

During a recent visit to Sacred Heart Academy, Hempstead, Sister Helen Prejean

Montfort Father Roy Tvrdik blesses the motorcycles of members of the Blue Knights,

The Diocesan Union of Holy Name Societies honored its moderator, Father Francis

The diocesan education department and Tequipment, Inc. recently cosponsored


Great Neck — As more families all over Long Island find themselves struggling

Rockville Centre — Bishop William Murphy ordained 10 men to the diaconate

Catholic Writers of Long Island will host a day of encouragement and enrichment

Coram — Father Charles Ehrhart, retired diocesan priest and military

An estimated 120,000 people converged on St. Peter’s Square last Sunday

Riverhead — When her family lost 16 members during the recent earthquake

Bishop's Column

Last week our Holy Father, Pope Benedict, made a pastoral visit to Portugal


The Friars of St. Anthony’s H.S. zoomed past their competition to take both boys’


Spurred on by the N.Y. Times’ relentless crusade against the Catholic Church,

From the Pope

VATICAN CITY (Zenit) — Before praying the midday Regina Coeli



Amityville — Sister Mary Emmanuel Morelli, 88, died May 9.