September 26, 2012 | Vol. 51, No. 21


Three Boy Scouts of Holy Spirit Parish in New Hyde Park were among 200 Scouts to receive

St. Francis de Sales Church community in Patchogue enjoyed its 16th annual bilingual outdoor

Members of the Squires of Our Lady of the Rosary Knights of Columbus Council 4428 of

On Thursday, September 6, Father Jerry Cestare, chaplain at McGann-Mercy Diocesan

As part of a school-wide effort encouraging students to focus on how their words and actions


Garden City — You’ve probably heard of Captain John Paul Jones, Revolutionary War figure,

Bishop Robert Brennan celebrated a liturgy at St. Rose of Lima Church, Massapequa,

Catholics for Freedom of Religion, a local non-partisan group, is advocating for and

Huntington — Parents and educators often complain that electronic games turn children

MANORVILLE — Teenagers who want to deepen their faith and share it with others

More than 500 teenagers and young adults from parishes, high schools and colleges

Rockville Centre — As a boy growing up in Kenya, Father Gabriel Muteru went

October is Respect Life Month, and once again, the diocesan Respect Life Office

The Universal Church

PHILADELPHIA (CNA) — Ahead of the possible execution of three convicts on

WASHINGTON — Jonathan J. Reyes, Ph.D., president and chief executive officer of

WASHINGTON — A Mass and Pilgrimage for Life and Liberty at the Basilica of the

WASHINGTON — Pope Benedict XVI has accepted the resignation of Bishop Matthew H.

Bishop's Weekly Calendar

Bishop's Column

The month of October is always for us Mary’s Month. This is the time when we turn to


Recently I have been recalling my experience of studying philosophy as an undergraduate

Many years ago I brought Holy Communion regularly to a woman in her late 80s.

In all the Eucharistic Prayers, after the consecration of the bread and wine, the priest sings

Youth Voice

HICKSVILLE — Every runner at the high school and college level has the dream

In Your Prayers

Please remember our deceased priests and deacons.


Sound Beach — Msgr. John A. McGuire, 87, pastor emeritus of St. Louis de Montfort

Wilton, CT. — Sister Rosemary Delaney, 83, longtime educator, died Sept. 10 at

North Providence, R.I. — Sister Therese Landry, 85, a Franciscan Missionary of Mary,


From the Pope

VATICAN CITY (VIS) — Receiving participants in a meeting promoted by the


“You cannot impose your morality on others.”