April 15, 2009 | Vol. 48, No. 4

Neighbors

First graders at St. Mary's Elementary School in Manhasset celebrated the great strides

To culminate several months of exploring the sacraments, the first-grade religious

Only one point separated first-place winner Kevin Cironella of Kellenberg Memorial

Bishop's Column

Editorial

The Long Island Catholic joins our neighbors to the west, and indeed all of New

While the state legislature is on break this week, the Markey and Lopez statute of

News

WESTBURY — The stories happened more than half a century ago, but students at

FARMINGDALE — The members of the St. Kilian Players, a musical theater group

Rockville Centre — In his Chrism Mass homily on Holy Thursday, and again

Faith & Science

President Obama, on March 9, 2009, signed an important executive order that vastly

Letters

From the Pope

Commentary

During an interview with the press en route to Africa (last month), Pope Benedict XVI

Columnists

Last month a United States district judge in Brooklyn ruled that so-called

Obituaries

RONKONKOMA — Sister Albina Noga, 84, a Religious of the Cenacle, died April 8 at

SCRANTON — Sister Joan Mooney of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate

AMITYVILLE — Dominican Sister Pascal Moffatt, 96, a teacher in schools of the