October 28, 2009 | Vol. 48, No. 27


Several alumni visited St. Rose of Lima School, Massapequa, September 18 for the annua

Father Joseph Fitzgerald, chaplain at Holy Trinity Diocesan High School in Hicksville,

Franciscan Brother William Boslet, superior general of the Franciscan Brothers of


ROCKVILLE  CENTRE — Together, the 353 people honored with diocesan catechetical

SAG HARBOR — Pallottine Father Peter Devaraj was installed as pastor at two East

AMITYVILLE — As he was growing up in Providence, Rhode Island, Father William

QUEENS VILLAGE — From birth until death, “every stage of life is sacred,” noted

QUEENS  VILLAGE — On Oct. 11, Pope Benedict XVI canonized Sister Jeanne Jugan,

The Vatican has announced a special arrangement for Anglicans who wish to join the

Bishop's Column

Text of Bishop Murphy’s homily at the annual Red Mass of the Suffolk County Catholic


(In my Oct. 14 column I mentioned that I was faced with a very difficult decision and

Did you ever take a moment to reflect on the meaning of the various processions


ROCKVILLE CENTRE — Father Francis Hourihane, 89, who served as associate

BROOKLYN — Father Harold A.Buetow, an author, professor and editor of the New

ISLIP — Daughter of Wisdom Sister Lucille Campbell (Sister Lucille de Marie), 92,

Youth Voice

I am proud to be a Catholic because a Catholic believes in God.  Believing in God is one of



The effort to restore legal protection for unborn children faces new challenges, as we deal