March 30, 2011 | Vol. 49, No. 48

From the Pope

VATICAN CITY (ZENIT) — On March 27, Pope Benedict XVI visited Fosse Ardeatine

Bishop's Column

Following last week’s column in which we reflected on Lent and our language


WANTAGH — Just like in the Christmas story, some people feel at home in the Church

HUNTINGTON — When Jesus commended his mother, Mary, to his beloved disciple

Each of the three nationwide credit reporting bureaus — Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion

UNIONDALE — Citing the letter to Timothy in which St. Paul challenged the young disciple to “be persistent” in proclaiming the Word

When parishioners go to the supermarket or other retailers, there is a way for them to shop

Parish Profiles

St. Mary’s Church in East Islip has its roots in two St. Patrick’s churches.


The St Aloysius Sociables of Great Neck sponsor a lunch on


I was 18 when my Dad died, and it was probably the first time

The Church doesn’t arbitrarily or randomly pick Scripture readings for her Masses.

Youth Voice

It’s nine o’clock on a Saturday morning, and the cafeteria


BRENTWOOD — Sister of St. Joseph Barbara Lowney, a teacher who

AMITYVILLE — Dominican Sister Rose Michael Hillery, revered teacher of seventh

BRENTWOOD — Sister of St. Joseph Theresa Elizabeth Molphy, 92, died March 4, in