March 14, 2012 | Vol. 50, No. 44


Bishop William Murphy was the principal celebrant and homilist at the 17th annual

OYSTER BAY — Bishop William Murphy challenged Catholics to consider “what has

HICKSVILLE — Bishop William Murphy will celebrate the opening Mass

WESTBURY — A small group of people gathered at Holy Rood Cemetery here March 7

Molloy College in Rockville Centre hosted 130 students

HICKSVILLE — Emily Jannace, a sophomore at Holy Trinity Diocesan High School here,

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Actress Shari Rigby sat right across from her interviewer,

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The number of Catholics in the world and the number of

MANHASSET — St. Mary’s High School Alumni Association

Former diocesan scouting chaplain Bishop Robert E. Guglielmone, bishop of Charleston,

MONTAUK — The wind was whipping Sunday morning in Montauk, but most of the people

St. Joseph’s Parish and School, Ronkonkoma, were well represented at

WADING RIVER — The Catholic Church has a long history of involvement with great art

Bishop's Weekly Calendar

The Universal Church

ROME (CNA/EWTN NEWS) — Catholic convert Father Peter Hughes prefers to describe

Bishop's Column

A few weeks ago, Bishop William Lori of Bridgeport appeared before a congressional

Youth Voice

At Adelphi University’s Newman Club meetings, we often share “God Sightings,”


Junior Girl Scout Troop 863 from Holy Angels Regional School in Patchogue

The Knights of Columbus of Our Lady of the Rosary Council #4428 in Deer Park

Each Friday during Lent a different parish ministry at St. Pius X, Plainview,

In Your Prayers

Please remember our deceased priests and deacons.


ISLIP — Daughter of Wisdom Sister Dorothy Reilly,


“The world cannot give me peace …”

From the Pope

VATICAN CITY (CNA/EWTN News)  — Jesus was a prophetic voice but not a violent political revolutionary,


I have come to identify two different spiritualities that have been part of my experience

How are you doing in this journey toward Easter that we call Lent?