July 1, 2009 | Vol. 48, No. 15

Neighbors

Holy Trinity Diocesan High School’s chapter of Students Against Destructive

The Shrine of Our Lady of the Island in Eastport recently hosted a juried art

Fourth through seventh-grade honor students from St. Martin de Porres

Father Thomas Costa, pastor of St. Patrick Church in Glen Cove, participated in

Father Henry Benack was honored by Pax Christi Long Island for his lifetime

St. Martha’s Parish, Uniondale, celebrated the close of the Year of St. Paul during

Bishop William Murphy ordained Deacon Gregory Rannazzisi to the priesthood

Obituaries

SMITHTOWN — Deacon Richard Sanders, 71, who served at St. Patrick’s, Smithtown,

AMITYVILLE — Sister Vivian Marie Zablocki, whose religious name was Sister Trinita,

Columnists

As Bishop Wcela pointed out in his July 7, 2004 TLIC column, “Always let conscienc

In my family ’tis the season for the car trip. The open road calls us and, like my parents

Is there something sinister about the Catholic Church having a voice on matters of public

14th Sunday in Ordinary Time- Sunday, July 5, 2009

15th Sunday in Ordinary Time- Sunday, July 12, 2009

News

HICKSVILLE — They come from varying professional backgrounds and are of

Rockville Centre — Last Friday night more than 100 participants in the diocesan

MASSAPEQUA — While growing up in St. Dominic Church in Oyster Bay, Msgr.

Center Moriches — Mention the name Sister Ann Kathleen Bolton to parishioners

UNIONDALE — Answering questions about issues ranging from traffic congestion

Teens and young adults from the Rockville Centre Diocese will get a chance to spend

Letters

Editorial

With chaos still reigning in the New York State Senate, it is unclear whether or not