February 15, 2012 | Vol. 50, No. 40

Bishop's Column

Last Friday President Obama announced that he had worked out “accommodations”

Bishop's Weekly Calendar


WANTAGH — Amidst the hustle and bustle of planning for their wedding last fall,

WEST ISLIP — Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center has earned the American Heart

ROCKVILLE CENTRE — Applications are now being accepted for the Sister Mary Grace

All Catholics who have reached their fourteenth year are bound to abstain entirely

LONG BEACH — More than a half-century ago, Denis Nicholson faced a choice — medicine or music.

SMITHTOWN — St. Catherine of Siena, Nursing & Rehabilitation Care Center,

St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center, Smithtown, marked the 20th annual World Day of the Sick

UNIONDALE —“We all experience loss at one time or another,” said Kathy Ryan

LINDENHURST — Story time with St. Nicholas, a living rosary, celebrating parents-to-be

ROME (CNS) — Cardinal-designate Timothy M. Dolan of New York said Feb. 13


Residents of St. Catherine of Siena Nursing & Rehabilitation Care Center in Smithtown

Christopher J. Kearns, right, has been installed as the 2012 president of The Friends of Mercy Medical Center.

Sunday February 5 was National Scout Sunday.


Some years ago, Holy Cross Father James Burtchaell published a seminal book

Earlier this month, at the National Prayer Breakfast, President Obama spoke

In Your Prayers

Please remember our deceased priests and deacons.

From the Pope

VATICAN CITY (CNA/EWTN NEWS) — Jesus Christ’s healing of the leper in the Gospel of