May 27, 2009 | Vol. 48, No. 10


SEAFORD — Auxiliary Bishop Paul Walsh presided at the 52nd annual Girl Scout

Spring is such a beautiful time of the year. In the life of the Church it is the announcement

The image of the Church as the body of Christ, with each member having a distinct role to

PORT JEFFERSON STATION — There were decorations, “diamond” ring favors

Reporter Mary Gorry has won the Archbishop Edward T. O’Meara Award for her


Taking advantage of a day off from school on the feast of the Ascension, 11 Catholic

St. John the Baptist High School captured its third diocesan CHSAA softball title in


On Memorial Day Monday, May 25, members of the Catholic War Veterans, Post 1946,

Set within the context of evening prayer, Immaculate Conception Seminary

Carolyn Vaeth, right, a senior at Islip High School, placed first in the New York State

Bishop William Murphy presided at the dedication of Our Lady of the Rosary Chape

Bishop William Murphy presided at a special Mass May 19 for priests marking


As soon as I heard about Antonio Monda’s book “Do You Believe? Conversations

Every parish experiences moments that capture people’s hearts. They may be moments


ROCKVILLE CENTRE — Father James Dolan, 89, retired pastor, died May 23



On May 18, the diocesan Office of Communications issued the following statement in

From the Pope

VATICAN CITY (Zenit) — At the end of his address at his May 20 general audience