March 18, 2009 | Vol. 47, No. 51

From the Pope

VATICAN CITY (Zenit) — Before praying the midday Angelus with those gathered


ALBANY — “Don’t ask for more money,” Assemblyman Michael Fitzpatrick advised

Women and men religious today are embracing the future by collaborating among

HICKSVILLE — At Holy Family School here, the mornings are loud and busy as children

ROCKVILLE CENTRE — Sister Mary Walsh began her duties as co-vicar for religious

Bishop William Murphy was the principal celebrant and homilist at a special Mass March 15

Vocation directors from religious communities in the Dioceses of Rockville Centre and

While supporting an alternative bill that it contends will do more to protect children,

Greg Shemitz, our inquiring photographer, asked participants at the March 7 conference

Bishop's Column

Last week, His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI sent all the bishops of the world a message


SEAFORD — Father Francis M. Casey died March 13 at Queen of Peace Residence

HEMPSTEAD — Sister Edward Marguerite Quinn, 93, a member of the Sisters of


Students from 58 Catholic schools rehearse for the 28th annual Long Island Catholic School

From erupting volcanoes to solar systems in miniature, JoAnn Tomasino’s third graders


With no less than seven articles over the past four days, Newsday has launched

Faith & Science

Whenever I give a talk on in vitro fertilization, I try to explain to my audiences how



Q Can a prophecy still go on if the last seer passes away like Sister Lucia,

Youth Voice

BLUE POINT — Our Lady of the Snow Parish came in out of the cold during

Young Catholics

High school and college students who joined the diocesan Youth Ministry’s pilgrimage