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-...


In a palace in Munich, Germany, Franz Herzog von Bayern — the nominal Duke

The Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

Recently, at a concert at our local high school, my younger son, Michael,

I have come to think of religion in terms of relationships, and I believe the greatest gifts

The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity

In “Biblical illiteracy and Bible Babel” (TLIC 5/16), George Weigel criticizes the proliferation

This year the feast of Pentecost has extra meaning to me because I have

Pentecost Sunday concludes the sacred 50 days of Easter Time.

7th Sunday of Easter

One of the issues that continues to be debated at the State Capitol is the potential legalization of mixed martial arts (MMA).

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Dear Readers,

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