I’ve been feeling a rush of emotion as I prepare for the last issue of The Long Island Catholic as a weekly newspaper.

After all, I have been here for a little more than 26 years, slightly more than half of the existence of the paper, as founded by Bishop Walter Kellenberg and Msgr. Richard Hanley, our first editor.
The emotions hit as I try to finish up my last stories, knowing they are the last stories that I will write for TLIC readers but also as I go through my e-...


Sunday, July 8: The Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

In the Eucharistic Prayer, after the Introductory Dialogue (“The Lord be with you.

On October 11, 2012, we will begin our Year of Faith

When I was about eight months pregnant with my second child,

The Nativity of John the Baptist

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The Eucharistic Prayer is considered the center and high point

11th Sunday in Ordinary Time

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