September 19, 2012 | Vol. 51, No. 20

Bishop's Weekly Calendar


When people hear about the homeless living in the woods alongside Long Island’s highways

My youngest son, Michael, transferred to a bigger college for his sophomore year, a school


Above, Father Michael Vetrano greets well-wishers following his Mass of Installation as

ROCKVILLE CENTRE — In the wake of the U.S. Department of Health and Human

The St. Vincent de Paul Society in the Diocese of Rockville Centre wants people to

Levittown — Father Marty Hall, retired parish priest and veteran of ministry

Bishop's Column

In one of the most intensive visits he has ever made to a country, Pope Benedict XVI

In Your Prayers

Please remember our deceased priests and deacons.


On the first day of school at All Saints Regional Catholic School in Glen Cove, first-grade

One hundred singers from the St. Agnes Cathedral Choirs, under the direction of Michael L.

On September 12, 14 young men and one young lady from St. Anthony’s High School,

Students from Kellenberg Memorial High School and St. Martin de Porres Marianist


In a recent piece, syndicated columnist George Will chronicles yet another egregious



Virginia Beach, Va. — Sister Marilyn Therese Lieber, 80, a Daughter of Wisdom

From the Pope

VATICAN CITY (VIS) — On the evening of Sept. 15, while visiting the Maronite Patriarchate