June 3, 2009 | Vol. 48, No. 11


Franciscan Brother Gary Cregan, the principal of St. Anthony’s High School,

In his 2008 message for World Day of Prayer for Vocations, Pope Benedict XVI

GARDEN CITY — Young people are an active and vocal presence in the pro-life

ROCKVILLE CENTRE — In an ongoing effort to re-organize itself to deliver improved

Rockville Centre — The four men to be ordained priests for the Rockville Centre

WEST ISLIP — Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center here is marking its 50th

BOHEMIA — At the parish center at St. John Nepomucene Church here, the



BRENTWOOD — Sister Helen Marie Dunn, 83, a member of the Sisters of St.

BROOKLYN — Sister Veronica Hanlon, formerly Sister Mary Doreen, died May 10


We face today the prospect of a law in New York which would radically change


When I was a little girl, my mother, grandmother and I had a special custom. Anytime

I was recently asked, “What do you think of crying rooms?” This is one of those topics

Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity


Cardinal Justin Rigali of Philadelphia, chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on


Caroline Lydon of St. Anthony’s High School, South Huntington, edged Alana Calmi

On the evening of May 26, the NSCHSAA hosted its boys’ lacrosse championship.

St. Dominic High School, Oyster Bay, defeated St. John the Baptist Diocesan High School,

Bishop's Column

These next three weeks are critical for several bills before the State Legislature in Albany.

Youth Voice

Often in our high school careers, we see students acting out of intolerance and non-acceptance


Father Frank Parisi and teen volunteers from Our Lady of Lourdes parish, Malverne

The Universal Church

WASHINGTON (Combined News Sources) — Federal Appeals Court Judge

WASHINGTON (Combined News Sources) — President Obama’s nominee for

From the Pope

VATICAN CITY (Zenit) — Prior to praying the midday Regina Caeli in St. Peter’s