May 23, 2012 | Vol. 51, No. 8


Rockville Centre — Through a half-century in his many diverse roles as a priest,

As part of a nationwide effort, the Diocese of Rockville Centre today announced the filing

Bethpage — At St. Martin of Tours Church here, while the Life Teen ministry gives the teenagers

Bishop John Dunne was the principal celebrant at a liturgy celebrating couples

Rockville Centre — It is fitting that the first residence hall at Molloy College

Bishop William Murphy has announced that papal honors have been conferred

Roslyn — Father Stephen Morris celebrated morning Mass at St. Mary’s Church here


And so it has come to this: Catholic dioceses and Church agencies across this country forced


In “Biblical illiteracy and Bible Babel” (TLIC 5/16), George Weigel criticizes the proliferation

This year the feast of Pentecost has extra meaning to me because I have

Pentecost Sunday concludes the sacred 50 days of Easter Time.


The Hamptones, the elite middle school chorus of Our Lady of the Hamptons

Bishop William Murphy recently celebrated Mass with

A ceremony crowning the Blessed Mother was recently held on the grounds

The Seminary of the Immaculate Conception, Huntington, conferred master’s degrees

In Your Prayers

Please remember our deceased priests and deacons.


From the Pope

VATICAN CITY (ZENIT) — In greeting the final group of United States bishops to


Islip — Sister Alice Paquin, formerly Sister Alice du Rosaire,

Sound Beach — Sister Jeanne Nicknair, 77, a Daughter of Wisdom,


On a picture-perfect spring day, more than 1,000 student-athletes from

Bishop's Weekly Calendar

Bishop's Column

Bishop Murphy’s homily at Molloy College’s Commencement Mass,