May 18, 2011 | Vol. 50, No. 7


VATICAN CITY (CNA/EWTN News) — The Catholic Church is giving bishops worldwide

This fall, for the first time in the school’s history, Molloy College will have

GREENPOINT, BROOKLYN — While growing up in Seaford, Joe Campo watched his father make home movies

HUNTINGTON — Father Thomas Tuite, associate pastor of St. Patrick’s Church here, will celebrate the 25th

UNIONDALE — The answer: “Divine Intervention,” a Q&A game show on Telecare

Nine priests who are marking the 50th anniversary of their ordination this year

On May 14, Bishop William Murphy ordained 11 deacons for the Diocese of Rockville Centre

ROCKVILLE CENTRE — The diocesan Respect Life Office serves Long Island through prayer

Educators who have served for 25 and 40 years in Catholic education in the diocese

Each year, students on Catholic high school newspapers compete for The Long Island Catholic High School Journalism awards.



JAMAICA — Brother James Joseph Mullen, who taught music at Coindre Hall, then in Huntington

BRENTWOOD — Sister of St. Joseph Mary Corde Tymann, 94, died April 19 in the 72nd year of her religious life.

AMITYVILLE — Sister Mary Elizabeth Kelleher, 82, former principal of St. John the Evangelis

BRENTWOOD — Sister Mary Raymonda Dillon, 94, died April 16. She entered the Sisters of St. Joseph

BLUE POINT — Sister Philomena O’Brien, 92, a retreat director for many years on Long Island and

DUBUQUE, IOWA — Sister Thomasita Ross, 89, who taught at Our Lady of Loretto in Hempstead


Spring could not have come soon enough. It was a brutal winter.

What does it mean to belong to a Church? Is it something you chose after careful investigation?


Brendan Sweeney, a senior at St. Anthony’s High School, South Huntington and a member of

Students from several schools around the diocese recently folded paper cranes for an organization

Students from every grade of Our Lady of Perpetual Help School in Lindenhurst showcased

Bishop's Column

Last Saturday the Diocese of Rockville Centre gained 11 new permanent deacons.

Youth Voice

I am inspired by people who always have hope. In some people’s lives,

Faith & Science

Married Catholics today often struggle to understand the moral difference between


As Bishop Murphy and Kathleen Gallagher have alerted us in TLIC in recent weeks

From the Pope

VATICAN CITY (ZENIT) — From Pope Benedict XVI’s May 16 address to participants in the ordinary