July 15, 2009 | Vol. 48, No. 16


We really want to believe President Barack Obama when, in Catholic settings


EWTN Global Catholic Network is now available to Cablevision’s iO TV customers

Two Rockville Centre auxiliary bishops, Bishop John Dunne and Bishop Emil Wcela,

Pope Benedict XVI’s new encyclical, “Caritas in Veritate,” (“Charity in Truth”) is an

EAST PATCHOGUE — Along with the potatoes, zucchini and fresh herbs sprouting

Shelter Island  — More than 500 people, many of them former retreatants, attended the

Bishop's Column

Last week Pope Benedict published his third encyclical, “Caritas in Veritate” (CIV), or


More than 30 retired priests and sisters gathered at Raphael vineyards and winery in Peconic



Q Popes and bishops lament the “materialistic” attitudes of individuals

Both of my sons performed well academically this past school year.  Not valedictorian

Liturgy cannot do it all, and so we have to be careful that we are not expecting too

16th Sunday in Ordinary Time- July 19, 2009

17th Sunday in Ordinary Time- July 26, 2009


AMITYVILLE — Sister Justina Boesel, 98, died July 5, having served as a Sister

BROOKLYN — Sister Mary Immaculate O’Shea, 70, a Sister of Mercy of


Legend has it that these were the first words spoken by St. Veronica Giuliani at 18 months

Youth Voice

College packing list: Clothes? Check. Laundry bag? Check. Laptop? Check. God? Check?