September 15, 2010 | Vol. 49, No. 21


It has been nine years now since the horror of 9/11. Life goes on, but of course


To ensure the safety of children and the quality of the religious education

NEW YORK — “Women & Spirit: Catholic Sisters in America,” the untold

ROSLYN HEIGHTS — When he was growing up, Father William Murphy

The hardest part of Katelynn Carroll’s summer trip to help build an

Among the artifacts, photographs, and documents that are part of

SOUND BEACH — Msgr. John McGuire, founding pastor at St. Louis

ROCKVILLE CENTRE — Peter J. Ryan has been appointed acting director

ROCKVILLE CENTRE — The diocesan education department has new

DIX HILLS — Students from St. Anthony High School in South Huntington


One of the most dramatic and frightening changes in college students

Paul’s letter to the Romans is unique in that he is writing to a community

Sometimes, in our culture of celebrity, we have an odd taste in heroes.

Participating in liturgy is in many ways a genre unique to itself.


MANGALORE, INDIA — Father Dolphy Monteiro, 45, who served two

DALLAS, N.J. — Sister Mary Celeste Matthews, a Sister of Mercy of

BROOKLYN — Sister of Mercy Mary Johanna McLoughlin, who was

Faith & Science

Discussions about the morality of stem cell research often focus


Last week’s outdoor Mass celebrated by Father Michael Holzmann,

Twenty-one teens from the youth ministry programs of St. Brigid’s,

Members of the Knights of Columbus and the Columbiettes,


Youth Voice

St. Thomas Aquinas once said, “Better to illuminate than merely

From the Pope

Bishop's Column

Last Saturday I had the joy of witnessing the marriage of a couple