August 12, 2009 | Vol. 48, No. 18


ROCKVILLE CENTRE — For 150 years the Franciscan Brothers of Brooklyn

HEMPSTEAD — Bishop William Murphy last week praised the proposed Lighthouse

Two Sisters of Charity, BVM with ties to the Diocese of Rockville Centre will celebrate

GREAT NECK — When he was growing up in the Philippines, Father Basil Colasito

Two priests serving the diocese, Father Joseph Kozlowski and Father Francis

Hispanic Catholics on Long Island have been able to get news from around the diocese

KINGS PARK — Parishioners both old and young filled the church at St Joseph’s

UNIONDALE — Telecare is growing. The diocesan television service is now

Wantagh — The threat of rain couldn’t keep close to 150 senior citizens from


As reported in Newsday, James Argentine was remembered by the St. Anthony’s

Bishop's Column

In this week’s Faith and New Works, Bishop Murphy continues his reflections on


As members of Congress head home for their August recess, we now have a better

Even as my children chase fireflies in the backyard, the warm nights of August leave me

Paragraph 11 of Vatican II’s Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy tells us, “…in order

Sunday, August 16- 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Sunday, August 23, 2009- 21st Sunday of Ordinary Time


Msgr. James Lisante, pastor of Our Lady of Lourdes in Massapequa Park, recently



ROCKVILLE CENTRE — Sister Mary Matthew Molyneux, whose ministry was

WILTON, CONN. — Notre Dame Sister Patricia Ann Dwyer, a spiritual director who


St. Maximilian Kolbe is one of the most heroic and passionate saints of our times.


Youth Voice

On July 17, I arrived at my high school, Kellenberg Memorial, to do what any normal