November 25, 2009 | Vol. 48, No. 31


In the midst of the Christmas shopping and decorating frenzy, the season of Advent

Rockville Centre — “In these challenging financial times we need to take a hard look

Rockville Centre — Catholic elementary schools in the diocese have joined with

Young Catholics

Garden City — Like many students, members of the Catholic Campus Ministry are


The parish of Christ the King, Commack, celebrated 50 years of “Memories,

Close to 200 girls from Sacred Heart Academy, Hempstead, were recently inducted into

St. Dominic High School in Oyster Bay will honor Al Carey, president and CEO of Frito

Bishop's Column

This is that special American moment when the whole nation pauses to say thanks to


When I first heard about Kerry Kennedy’s new book “Being Catholic Now: Prominent

As we come to the end of our Church Year we begin to hear readings that contain

Did you ever feel like you were fighting a losing battle? Sometimes that’s the way I feel


Following a brief one-year exile, St. Anthony’s High School (South Huntington)


From the Pope


Amityville — Sister Mary A. Sullivan, 87, and an Amityville Dominican Sister for 68

Sparkill — Dominican Sister Maureen Archdeacon, a longtime teacher at Holy

Islip — Daughter of Wisdom Sister Yvonne Germaine (Odile) Dumont, 89, died


St. Hugh of Lincoln was born in Avalon, France in the twelfth century. His mother

Parish Profiles

St. Hugh of Lincoln parish got its start as a mission of St. Patrick’s in Huntington in