August 8, 2012 | Vol. 51, No. 16


Manhasset — The community of St. Ignatius Jesuit Retreat House here looks to

ROCKVILLE CENTRE — At a joy-filled liturgy rich in symbolic tradition,

LAKE RONKONKOMA — A performance of songs and funny skits about stories from

Baldwin — As he reflects on his 25 years as a priest, Msgr. Steven Camp remembers

Parish Profiles

When St. James Parish in Seaford was founded in 1951, its first pastor,


Father Jerry Cestare has been organizing rolling retreats for more than 20 years.

AMITYVILLE — All religious congregations of sisters have formal meetings at

The diocesan office of Hispanic Ministry held a Mass  at St. Luke’s Church, Brentwood,

The Seminary of the Immaculate Conception, Huntington, honored Brooklyn auxiliary

Newly recognized Eagle Scouts Thomas LaRosa, Joseph Anderson and Anthony Bjelke,


To be born into the Jewish faith and to convert to Christianity is surely to have

Bishop's Column

Bishop Murphy’s homily at the ordination of Bishops Nelson Perezand Robert Brennan


Several years ago a young lady in a discussion group I moderate told me that though

Two weeks ago, we welcomed the ordination of two new auxiliary bishops here

“There is no place for discrimination on Boston’s Freedom Trail.”

Last spring, the prestigious Harvard University held Sex Week at Harvard.

Eighteen and a half years ago, our first daughter was born. She was a tiny thing,

As we continue to explore the theology and spirituality of Eucharistic Prayer II,

August 12: Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time 

Sunday, August 19: Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time


Bronx, NY — Father Michael Flynn, 71, a Jesuit for 50 years who served briefly

HAUPPAUGE — With St. Thomas More Church here filled to overflowing August 4,

Brentwood — Sister Janet Whelan, formerly Sister Raymond Maria, a member

Brentwood — Sister Maria del Rey Carvajal, a member of the Congregation of

Brentwood — Sister Mary Eileen Kenney, formerly Sister Mary Bridgetine, a member

From the Pope

CASTEL GANDOLFO, ITALY (ZENIT) — Resuming his Wednesday general

In Your Prayers

Please remember our deceased priests and deacons.


The Universal Church

WASHINGTON D.C. (CNA/EWTN NEWS) — In a letter signed by Vatican Secretary