May 6, 2009 | Vol. 48, No. 7


On April 30, educators with 50, 40 and 25 years of service in Diocese of Rockville Centre

ALBANY — Hundreds of Knights of Columbus and other Catholics from Long Island

ROCKVILLE CENTRE — A five-minute video available on the diocesan Web site

Farmingdale — Most of them had never met each other or the guest of honor,

SEAFORD — More than 130 couples married 50 years or more were honored

RIVERHEAD — Sixth-grade students at St. Isidore School here have been getting


Father Brian Barr, vocations director for the Diocese of Rockville Centre, was the

Our Lady of Mercy Academy’s 2008 original musical production, “The Day the Music Died,”

Lorraine Laeng’s level 8 religious education class at St. James parish in Setauket

Bishop's Column

All through the Easter season we hear the words of Jesus from a new perspective: we behold


After promising during the campaign that signing the radically pro-abortion Freedom


One billion Catholics. That is what current estimates say, that there are one billion


From the Pope

VATICAN CITY (Zenit and Vatican Information Service) — As he received members


BRENTWOOD — Sister of St. Joseph Joan Xavier Duffy, 90, a teacher whose strong

SCRANTON, PA. — Sister M. Edwardine Travers, of the Sisters, Servants of the

BRENTWOOD — Sister Mary Angeline Bertram, 78, a member of the Sisters of St. Joseph

BRENTWOOD — A librarian, Sister Mary Catherine Carney, formerly known as