March 25, 2009 | Vol. 48, No. 1


Bagpipers march past St. Patrick Church in Bay Shore during the town's annual

Thousands lined the streets of Rockville Centre March 21 for the village’s 13th annual

Members of the Sacred Heart Youth Group in Cutchogue recently visited the


UNIONDALE — The auditorium and classrooms at Kellenberg Memorial High School

SMITHTOWN — Patricia Wilson has served her parish for decades in many ways,

R.C.I.A. candidates who have been baptized and are preparing to complete their initiation

ROCKVILLE CENTRE — Former all-pro football star Mark Bavaro and NYPD Detective

BOHEMIA — “God is captivated by you.” That was the message noted Catholic

Bishop's Column

This past Sunday marked the middle point of our Lenten journey, Laetare Sunday.


About six years ago a friend  inaugurated a Good Friday program that has become a

When I visit classes in religious education, the children can ask me any question they want.

Since the presidential election, I’ve noticed a change in the language and tone of some

The Order of Christian Funerals gives us three main moments of liturgical prayer at the

Youth Voice

As a member of the Scholar Service Institute at St. Mary’s High School, I have been encouraged



These words are all the more powerful having come from a man who once rescued all


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