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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-...

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I think it was Elie Wiesel who said that God created human beings because He loves stories.

The Gospel of the vine and the branches is one of my sentimental favorites.

Let’s look at an element in the Mass that is perhaps one of the most overlooked,

6th Sunday of Easter

It is very difficult indeed to watch the new documentary “Bully” without experiencing both an intense sadness and a feeling of helplessness.

Each year the Church celebrates the discernment of vocations to the priesthood and religious life

I’m on the hunt for a confirmation dress and it’s been a bit of a nightmare.

Fifth Sunday of Easter

Next month my first-born child will graduate from college.

Third Sunday of Easter

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