October 3, 2012 | Vol. 51, No. 22


The following are additions to last week’s list of parishes hosting a rosary and

RIVERHEAD — While Spirit Week at Bishop McGann Mercy Diocesan High School

LINDENHURST — After 24 years of leading his religious order in Haiti, Brother Pierre

Amityville — When he was preparing for the priesthood, Msgr. James Brassil wanted

At the San Gennaro Festival at Sacred Heart Parish, Island Park, last month,

Uniondale — Telecare’s new season will kick off Columbus Day weekend with

On October 2, 2012, Bishop William Murphy announced that The Long Island Catholic is

MERRICK — When he was growing up in India, Father Josep Augustine Kadungamparambil

Bishop's Weekly Calendar


Our Lady of Peace Church, Lynbrook, held its annual Blessing of the Animals for the Feast

Brother Peter Joseph Sullivan recently made his solemn profession as a Benedictine

On September 13, St. Catherine of Siena Nursing & Rehabilitation Care Center held their

Bishop's Column

From time to time by regular mail or e-mail someone writes to say that the Church

The Universal Church

WASHINGTON D.C. (CNA/EWTN NEWS) — At a recent conference in Illinois,

PHILADELPHIA (CNA) — A Philadelphia judge stayed the execution of Terrance


Before you vote in November, please consider this: two radically different choices face

One of the privileges any Diocesan Pontifical Mission director receives comes in the form

Last June, my wife and I marked our twenty-fifth wedding anniversary. I can’t really

Not long ago, I joined some friends at St. John’s Cemetery in Queens to pray by the grave

Twenty-Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

In Your Prayers

Please remember our deceased priests and deacons.



“Hidden away in an obscure convent, she sensed she could help people outside those walls,

From the Pope