Bishop's Column

In the fall of 1990, Blessed John Paul II had a letter sent to all the bishops of the world inviting them to observe the 100th anniversary in 1991 of the publication of Pope Leo XIII’s renowned encyclical on social justice, Rerum Novarum.  Working in Boston at the time, I proposed to the Cardinal that I devote a weekly column in the Archdiocesan newspaper, The Pilot, to Catholic social teaching beginning with Rerum Novarum but setting forth the vast richness of...


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

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

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

Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of New York and President of the U.S. Conference

These end of the summer weeks the two political parties hold their conventions.

Bishop Murphy’s homily at the ordination of Bishops Nelson Perezand Robert Brennan

The Diocese of Rockville Centre has been blessed this week with two new

On June 29, Pope Benedict celebrated the Solemnity of SS. Peter and Paul and

Here is Bishop Murphy’s homily given during the June 22 Evening

On January 19, Pope Benedict received a group of U.S. bishops

Bishop's Weekly Calendar

Wednesday, Oct. 10

Wednesday Oct. 3

Wednesday, Sept. 26

Wed., September 19

Thursday, Sept. 13

Wed., September 5

Mon., July 16

Wednesday June 27

Wednesday June 20

Tues., June 12 - Thurs., June 14