January 25, 2012 | Vol. 50, No. 37


On Sunday we begin our annual celebration of Catholic Schools Week.

Life, liberty at ‘core of our national character,’ Boehner tells rally

Reflecting Catholic Health Services’ commitment to serving people in need, St. Francis Hospital has opened the Bishop McHugh Health Center here for the uninsured and underinsured.

The following Catholic elementary schools throughout the diocese are hosting open house programs:

Friends and parishioners of St. Pius X Church in White Bear Lake reflected on the lives of

ROCKVILLE CENTRE — With the purchase of 50 iPads, St. Agnes Cathedral Parish School

Last fall the three bishops of downstate New York committed their seminaries to work together

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Amid the deluge of information and nonstop chatter

The almost 50 Catholic, Jewish, and Muslim teens who met at Temple Sinai here on their day off

Bishop's Weekly Calendar

Wed.,  Jan. 25
Meeting with Cabinet – 8:30 a.m.

Bishop's Column

On the eve of the annual Pro-Life March in Washington, Allison O’Brien,


Some time ago I came upon a talk by Pope Benedict XVI

Have you ever told someone you will pray for them?

The Profession of Faith, or creed, shows us how the new translation


Santiago Rolon, a student of Our Lady of Lourdes, West Islip,

Our Lady of Mercy Academy’s crew team was cited by the New York State Scholastic Rowing Association

In Your Prayers

Please remember our deceased priests and deacons.


Last Friday, to no one’s surprise, the Obama administration announced

From the Pope

Pope Benedict XVI warned of a “grave threat” to religious liberty


BRENTWOOD — Sister Clare Cecilia Rapp, 73, a member of the Congregation

SCRANTON, PA — Sister M. Lucy McGrath, 99, of the Sisters,

Youth Voice

The infinite question that has confounded millions of people