January 26, 2011 | Vol. 49, No. 39


This week, TLIC continues featuring brief profiles of the honorees chosen by their parishes to receive the 2010 St. Agnes Medal in recognition of their service to the people of God in their parishes and communities. The medals were presented to the awardees by Bishop Murphy at St. Agnes Cathedral Sept. 17.

WASHINGTON D.C. (CNA/EWTN NEWS) — Along with their Jan. 18 recommendations on fixing “serious moral problems” in

Bishop Jose Grullon Estrella of the Diocese of San Juan de la Maguana in the Dominican Republic celebrated

The diocesan Office of Faith Formation will offer several bereavement workshops over the next few months.

The strong Republican majority in the newly-elected House of Representatives offers opportunity for progress

EAST ROCKAWAY — When Glenn Smith returned to his old school, St. Raymond’s here, he brought someone along



“Tell me your qualifications.”  “I am humble, meek, merciful, mourning and persecuted.”

Probably one reason that I like Carl Anderson’s “A Civilization of Love: What Every Catholic Can Do to Transform

In this season of football frenzy (as distinct from March Madness in basketball) it seems that boasting

Liturgy is unlike any other activity we engage in. For example, we know that at liturgy we all “do” something

Bishop's Column

On January 5, the rector and vice rector of our Seminary of the Immaculate Conception left for the Holy Land


Perhaps you caught the following item in Newsday last Thursday:

Youth Voice

In preparation for their school’s open house which was held January 23, Susan Ahr and Linda Carter, junior high level teachers

From the Pope

VATICAN CITY (ZENIT) — In this third installment of his Jan. 10 address to the diplomatic corps accredited to the Holy See,


AMITYVILLE — Dominican Sister Agnes Mary Butler, 84, who was a Molloy College professor, died Jan. 15 following

BRENTWOOD — Sister Mary Gonzales Fitzgerald, 86, who taught fourth-grade at Our Lady of Good Counsel, Inwood (1961-62) and was