February 9, 2011 | Vol. 49, No. 41


This week, TLIC continues featuring brief profiles of the honorees

NEWBURGH, NY — Somewhere during senior year of high school — between college visits, a part-time job, sports and social life

On Feb.6, members of the Vietnamese-American Catholic community met at SS. Cyril & Methodius

On Feb.6, members of the Vietnamese-American Catholic community met at SS. Cyril & Methodius Church in Deer Park. 

ROCKVILLE CENTRE — Bishop William Murphy will be the principal celebrant and homilist for the 30th anniversary

Archbishop Timothy Dolan of New York and Sister Carol Keehan, president and CEO of the Catholic Health Association

Bishop William Murphy presided at a Feb. 6 Mass at St. Agnes Cathedral observing World Day for Consecrated Life.

RONKONKOMA — “Killing is not a medical act,” said Dr. Michael Egnor, and no physician should participate in it.

SYOSSET — For five students at Our Lady of Mercy Academy here, practice, teamwork, and fun were all part of

LINDENHURST — A tall, confident-looking eighth-grader addressed fellow students at Our Lady of Perpetual Help School here


I suppose I should confess that one reason I am so enthusiastic about Carl Anderson’s “A Civilization

Liturgy is always an action of Christ and the Church. Insofar as it is an action the Church engages

At a family dinner recently I had an exchange with a cousin — let’s call him Jim — a nice guy

“You are the salt of the earth … You are the light of the world” (Matthew 5: 13a, 14a). These words

We live in a time where there’s much dodging of responsibility. “I went wrong because of the way


Thanks from Telecare

A sincere thank you to all who pledged and supported our recent


In her Malverne home, Kristen Grace Smith, a senior at Sacred Heart Academy in Hempstead, is surrounded by bears.

St. Peter the Apostle Youth Ministry from Islip Terrace has been recycling cans and bottles for three years,

Dominican Commercial High School Class of 1960 recently held its 50th reunion. The class donated $2,100 to the

Seniors Fallon Kesicier and Gabriele Piasio had works selected for a gallery exhibit of high school artists

The Men’s Outstanding Vocal Ensemble, known as MOVE, from St. John the Baptist Diocesan H.S. in West Islip appeared

In honor of Martin Luther King Day, after watching video clips of King’s famous “I Have A Dream” speech,

Katherine Bavaro, Joseph Clark and Daria Rose, from left, are the winners of an essay contest sponsored by the Respect


NEWBURGH — Sister Brigid Penney, 91, of the Dominican Sisters of Hope, died Feb. 3.

SCRANTON — Sister Mary Peter Doran, of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, who taught

Bishop's Column

Over last weekend I came across the kind of news that literally made my heart beat. Our Holy Father, Pope Benedict

From the Pope

“Before this distinguished assembly, I would like once more to state forcefully that religion does not represent

Youth Voice

In today’s society where teens are so easily affected and influenced by the media and by others, it is important to


In the wake of the horrific shooting spree in Tucson, Arizona last month — and


The region of Darfur in southern Sudan has been etched in the hearts and minds of millions of people since 2003,

Parish Profiles

St. Thomas the Apostle Parish in West Hempstead was founded in 1931. Its first pastor, Father Joseph Smith, chose