November 4, 2009 | Vol. 48, No. 28


VATICAN CITY (ZENIT) — Pope Benedict XVI made a visit to the crypt of St.

WASHINGTON (Combined news sources) — In a nationwide call to

The Diocese of Rockville Centre this week issued the following statement regarding

WEST ISLIP — Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center announced at a recent

When Pope John XXIII visited a jail in Rome early in his papacy, according to an

The Seminary of the Immaculate Conception in Huntington has a new Web site.

Rocky Point — Although they are different in many ways, two strong bonds unite

Uniondale — For the first time ever, Telecare will provide live television coverage


Father John Ephraim blessed the new outreach van at St. Francis Hospital October 21.

The diocesan Office of Faith Formation hosted “Sunday Eucharist: the Call to

On Oct. 30, two days before All Saints’ Day, kindergartners at St. Christopher School

St. Francis Hospital CEO and President Alan D. Guerci, M.D., and members of the hospital’s

Msgr. Robert Coyle was installed as pastor of Corpus Christi Church in Mineola on

Mourners visit a grave at Holy Rood Cemetery in Westbury on Nov. 2, All Souls’ Day.

For the first time in more than a half-century, Bob Sheppard, a parishioner at


Chaminade H.S. (Mineola) won the boys’ varsity title, and St. John the Baptist Diocesan

Bishop's Column

When Cardinal Franc Rode, the Prefect of the Vatican Congregation for Institutes of


A number of years ago I had the opportunity to do a story in my local paper about

After searching for three days, Mary and Joseph find the twelve-year-old Jesus

Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

Youth Voice

My parents came to the U.S. from Poland because they knew they were at a disadvantage


In an extraordinary effort (see page one), the United States Conference of Catholic

From the Pope

VATICAN CITY (ZENIT) — Prior to praying the midday Angelus with the faithful



Tarrytown — Sister Mary Ann Madigan, 68, previously known as Sister John Francis,

Amityville — Dominican Sister Rose Taranto, of St. John the Baptist Diocesan