April 25, 2012 | Vol. 51, No. 4

Bishop's Weekly Calendar

Wed., April 25    
Meeting with Cabinet – 8:30 a.m.
Meeting with Priest Personnel Board – 1:30 p.m.
National Association of Diaconate Directors Convention – Keynote Address – 4 p.m.
Thurs., April 26    
Saint Dominic High School Visit, Oyster Bay – 8:30 a.m.
Confirmation – Church of Corpus Christi,
Mineola – 5:00 p.m.
Fri., April 27    


SOUND BEACH — Our Lady of Perpetual Help convent in Sound Beach has been a place

GLEN COVE — All Saints Regional School here is adopting a new model of leadership

Couples married 50 or more years gathered at St. Lawrence the Martyr Church

It started four years ago as a small evening of prayer for vocations

JAMAICA, QUEENS — Catholic Relief Services (CRS) and St. John’s University

Bishop's Column

Pope Benedict has chosen an arresting theme for the 49th World Day of Prayer for Vocations


Father Joe Kelly recently gave me a small paperback book.

We have heard a lot in the media about the Health and Human Service Mandate

A study of the texts used in the new translation of the Roman Missal


Long Beach — Father Thomas Donohoe, 75,

Amityville — Sister Adrienne Marie Amato, 83,

Amityville — Sister Mary Cordula Staiger died March 20.

In Your Prayers

Please remember our deceased priests and deacons.


In the first of what will be a monthly liturgy to serve East End residents,

From the Pope

VATICAN CITY (ZENIT) — Translation of the address Benedict XVI gave Sunday