July 13, 2011 | Vol. 50, No. 14

Bishop's Column

When Blessed John Paul II was preparing his apostolic letter on the dignity of women,


The diocesan Office of Prison Ministry recently honored its “Volunteers of the Year” at an annual Day of Spiritual Renewal.

Father Joseph O’Connell Council #3481 Knights of Columbus in Oceanside hosted a fundraiser for the Wounded Warrior Project

St. Martin de Porres Marianist School in Uniondale helped the Williston Park Rotary Club to serve a barbecue for all the

Recently the members of the Faith-Filled Hearts Club of St. Rose of Lima School, Massapequa, hosted senior citizens from Dominican

Sixth-graders at St. Ignatius Loyola School, Hicksville, celebrated their last week of school by performing select scenes

Members of the Comprehensive Care Management (CCM) Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) recently


When members of the discussion group I moderate have gathered to discuss Father James Martin’s book,

Summer is a lovely time to help your children choose some books to read purely for enjoyment.

We speak of the celebration of the Eucharist as the offering of the Sacrifice of the Mass. This is because

Last week in Newsday (July 7th), Robert Keeler, a Catholic and member of that newspaper’s editorial board,

The Book of Wisdom, from which we take our first reading this Sunday, may have been the very last book of the Old Testament

When as a boy Solomon was told by God to ask for anything he wanted and he’d receive it, he asked for an understanding heart,


Three and a half years after fire destroyed their parish outreach center, Our Lady of

As a young Dominican priest, then-Father Chris Cardone was selected to serve a mission in the Solomon Islands,

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New York State Senator Mark Grisanti ran as a Catholic Republican opponent of same-sex “marriage” in 2010.

Close to 200 people heard about end-of-life issues from “God’s law and human law” at a conference last month

Long Island Blood Services representative Donna Penzak presented the Gold Award to Holy Trinity Diocesan High School

When he became a priest 50 years ago, Msgr. John Rowan recalls, Long Island, the country, and the Church

Bishop William Murphy and Insp. Neil Delargy, president of the Police Holy Name Society of Nassau County, congratulated

Summer is not the best time to experience life on a college campus, but for many high school students

They spent the day in their neatest business attire, discussing mergers and acquisitions,

A religious tradition that originated in fifth-century southern Italy to celebrate the heroism of a local bishop was

From the Pope

Before praying the midday Angelus July 10, Pope Benedict XVI spoke of the parable of the sower



There is a piece of wisdom which says: “The blood of martyrs is the seed of saints.”


Jesuit Father Edward G. Zogby, 76, who for many years assisted on weekends at the parish of the Holy Cross

A memorial Mass will be celebrated for Father Theodore LeTure, pastor emeritus of Holy Name

Sister Elizabeth Rice, formerly known as Sister Gerald Adrian, was 76 when she died here June 25.

Sister Theresa Miller, formerly known as Sister St. James, died June 21. She was 94