May 2, 2012 | Vol. 51, No. 5


CENTERREACH — From his 15 years in prison ministry, Deacon Chris Vigliotta has learned

BROOKVILLE — When Laura Sanicola, a junior at Holy Trinity Diocesan High School, Hicksville, heard about a radio internship

This is a series of 5 articles, starting with this one, that present a glimpse of the future and a brief history of seminary education in New York.

As part of its year-long 50th anniversary celebration, Our Lady of Grace Parish, West Babylon,

When she was released from the Suffolk County Correctional Facility last year,

WOODBURY — The restored diaconate is a great gift to the modern Church,


What would be the reaction, from mainstream media and national and international political leaders,


A sold out crowd enjoyed the XIX Congress of Long Island Latino Women

An assembly of 780 of the most talented musicians from 51 Catholic and private schools throughout Long Island

Bishop's Weekly Calendar


BRONX — Father Richard P. Grogan, 69, of the Society of Jesus,

ROCKVILLE CENTRE — Sister Mary Jude Borden


It is very difficult indeed to watch the new documentary “Bully” without experiencing both an intense sadness and a feeling of helplessness.

Each year the Church celebrates the discernment of vocations to the priesthood and religious life

I’m on the hunt for a confirmation dress and it’s been a bit of a nightmare.

In Your Prayers

Please remember our deceased priests and deacons.

Bishop's Column

The unfolding beauty of the month of May in itself lifts up our hearts and our spirits.


From the Pope

VATICAN CITY (Zenit) — Here is a translation of the address Pope Benedict XVI gave