Central to the concept of “Faithful Citizenship” is our obligation, as Catholics, to act in service to the common good when casting our votes.

Does that mean we may not consider the impact that elections, and subsequent public policies, will have on ourselves and our families? No, it does not mean that. Especially in these difficult economic times, we cannot be faulted for taking into account how the records and policies of candidates for office may impact on our needs...


As Bishop Murphy and Kathleen Gallagher have alerted us in TLIC in recent weeks

As Congress and the president wrangled last week over federal budget appropriations and proposed spending cuts,

The very public deaths of three remarkable men in recent weeks have deeply touched our Catholic community of Long Island.

Our extensive feature in this week’s issue explores the sacrament that is truly the essence of our worship

In the wake of the horrific shooting spree in Tucson, Arizona last month — and

Perhaps you caught the following item in Newsday last Thursday:

There is little we can add to the eloquent words offered by President Obama in Tucson last week in response to the terrible

Christmas is upon us, and as always, our parish churches will be much more crowded than usual this weekend. It should be an occasion for great joy and hope

“Behold, I am sending my messenger ahead of You; he will prepare Your way for You.”

Other News

Above, Sarah Fogarty, 14, takes her donkey, Diesel, and dog, Fred, to be blessed by

WEST BABYLON — When a psychologist and a businessman noticed the lack of Catholic

SEA CLIFF — While still very young, Father Bob Romeo recalls, “I knew that God was

Bishop William Murphy’s 2010 pastoral letter of the same name invited Catholics on

Dear Readers,

VATICAN CITY (CNA/EWTN NEWS) — The 2012 Synod of Bishops on

YAPHANK — When he was only four years old, Ryan Koerber got his first “clue” about

On October 2, 2012, Bishop William Murphy announced that The Long Island Catholic is