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...


It has been my custom since being ordained a bishop to meet with the candidates for Confirmation

The Church has rounded the half-way mark on our Lenten journey to Jerusalem

A few weeks ago, Bishop William Lori of Bridgeport appeared before a congressional

Last Saturday at Holy Trinity High School in Hicksville, Cardinal Dolan set forth

The Holy Season of Lent is both a challenge and a joy.

On the eve of Lent, our Holy Father, Pope Benedict, organized a great reason for a party.

Last Friday President Obama announced that he had worked out “accommodations”

Last Saturday we had the regular quarterly meeting of the Diocesan Pastoral Council (DPC)

Like many of you in this liturgical year when the Sunday Gospels are from the Gospel of Mark,

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