May 20, 2009 | Vol. 48, No. 9


Glen Head — As St. Hyacinth Church here celebrated the closing of its 100th anniversary

ROCKVILLE CENTRE — Bishop William Murphy ordained nine men to the

NOTRE DAME, IND. — Sister M. Leonora Donnelly (Elizabeth Ann Donnelly), a member

Pietro Romano, a parishioner of St. Francis of Assisi, Greenlawn, took the oath of allegiance

SOUTHAMPTON — The small country church of Our Lady of Poland here was packed

BETHPAGE — As Long Island members of the St. Vincent de Paul Society prepare

BAY SHORE — St. Patrick’s School here officially opened their new library media center


President Obama was, as he usually is, movingly eloquent in his address to Notre Dame

Bishop's Column

The most important religious and political event of this past week did not take place in our


At an afternoon Mass celebrated at St. Boniface, Elmont, the Diocese of Rockville

Students from SS. Philip & James School in St. James attended a special Mass in honor of

First-graders in Alice Cromarty’s class at St. William the Abbot School, Seaford, proved

Our Lady of Mercy Academy in Syosset played its final badminton match with the Academy


On May 16, 2009, St. Anthony’s High School hosted the NSCHSAA Varsity AA Track



Q I have a question about an expression that occurs in the Apostles’ Creed, the Nicene Creed

“The problem with pro-life zealots is that they expect everyone to line up single file and do

Like most Americans, I favor the timeless understanding of marriage and oppose


BLUE POINT — Ursuline Sister Lorraine O’Neil, 90, who taught at St. William the


‘Leave nothing undared for the Kingdom of God.’