September 22, 2010 | Vol. 49, No. 22


Bishop William Murphy presented the 2010 St. Agnes Medal

For their Girl Scout Gold Award, members of Troop 3873 built a

More than 1,500 students, administrators, teachers and staff

Father Peter J. Garry greets a well-wisher following his installation

Karen Andreone, the athletic director at Our Lady of Mercy Academy,


ROCKVILLE CENTRE — Boy Scouts from throughout the diocese

The Catholic Lawyers Guild of Nassau County will honor Msgr.

WEST HEMPSTEAD — For Debbie Nieves, her introduction to the

MALVERNE — Because his father liked to sleep late on Sundays, Father Frank

The St. Agnes Medal award winners, listed in alphabetical order by town:

The Diocese of Rockville Centre, in partnership with The North

Bishop's Column

The first of Cardinal Newman’s writings I remember reading


HARTFORD, CONN. — Passionist Father Cajetan Bendernagel,

BRENTWOOD — Sister Joseph Marguerite Graney, 99, a teacher

AMITYVILLE — Sister Mary Clare Norton, 87, a teacher in local Catholic


Planned Parenthood is organizing a national effort to have contraceptives

When you stop to think about it, the fact that an organ — a heart, kidney,


From the Pope


Ignorance of Scripture is ignorance of Christ.”