March 21, 2012 | Vol. 50, No. 45


WASHINGTON — Pope Benedict XVI has appointed Bishop William E. Lori of Bridgeport,

The administrative Committee of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops released

Long Islanders joined more than 1,000 other Catholics from around the state

ROCKVILLE CENTRE — Lawrence E. McManus has been appointed president and

GARDEN CITY — The St. Patrick ’s Day carnival at St. Joseph School

HAUPPAUGE — The Nassau-Suffolk Hospital Council (NSHC) is offering a $2,000 scholarship

Parishes and schools around the diocese have helped local Catholics get a deeper sense of their faith this Lent

Where can a Catholic go to find a quiet place to visit before or after Mass or

WEST ISLIP — What should be the happiest time in a new mother’s life

Grace Colucci attended the recent diocesan public policy convocation at Holy Trinity High School,

Good Samaritan Hospital, West Islip, will host “A look at the human spine,” on Saturday, April 14

Many Catholics of Italian ancestry have a special devotion to St. Joseph,

Bishop's Weekly Calendar


Probably like many of you, one of my guilty indulgences is watching the Academy Awards.

I don’t know about you, but I am sick and tired of hearing about the Catholic Church’s supposed “war against women.”


OYSTER BAY — After months of competing against local opponents, championship girls’ basketball teams

Bishop's Column

The Church has rounded the half-way mark on our Lenten journey to Jerusalem

Faith & Science

On Jan. 20 the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a mandate


Some time ago the Committee on Doctrine of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

In Your Prayers

Please remember our deceased priests and deacons.

From the Pope

VATICAN CITY (CNA/EWTN NEWS) — Pope Benedict XVI encouraged Christians to walk


SOUTHHAMPTON — Msgr. Edmond J. Trench, 81,



To celebrate religious education week,

The Universal Church

The administrative committee of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops