Pope Francis: Christian Prayer Instills ‘invincible hope’ In The Human Heart

Pope Francis said on Wednesday that prayer can fortify us as we face the challenges of daily life. Speaking at his general audience on Feb. 10, the…


Catholic Schools Are Beating Covid

WSJ Opinion: Catholic Schools Are Beating Covid

Amid all the pain and disruption, a year of coronavirus has given Americans a new respect for those working to keep daily life as normal as possible,…


Pope Francis Prays For Indonesia

Pope Francis Prays For Indonesia After Deadly Earthquake

Pope Francis sent a telegram Friday with his condolences for Indonesia, after a strong earthquake killed at least 67 people on the island of…


March For Life 2021

Diocese Of Rockville Centre: March For Life 2021

Get Ready for Events During January 2021! This year, the March for Life in DC is on January, 29, 2021. Due to Covid-19, we are going local/virtual!…


Pope Francis Admits Women to Ministries of Lector and Acolyte

Pope Francis Admits Women To Ministries Of Lector And Acolyte In New Motu Proprio

Pope Francis issued a motu proprio Monday changing canon law to allow women to serve as lectors and acolytes. In the motu proprio “Spiritus Domini,”…


Catholic Schools Shine

‘Never Missed A Beat’: Catholic Schools Shine During Uncertain Time

“Is anyone fearful about the future of Catholic schools?” a parent pondered recently on the Parents of Long Island Catholic School Students Facebook…


St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

A Pastoral Letter by the Most Reverend John O. Barres: St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

One week prior to the First Continental Congress, on August 28, 1774, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton was born in New York. The timing of her birth would…


Catholic Health Hospitals earn ‘A’ safety ratings in 2020 Hospital Safety Score

Three of Catholic Health Services’ hospitals—St. Francis, St. Charles and St. Catherine of Siena—have earned an ‘A’ rating in The Leapfrog Group’s…


Pope Francis proclaims Year of St. Joseph

Pope Francis Proclaims Year Of St. Joseph (Dec. 8, 2020 - Dec. 8, 2021)

Pope Francis announced a Year of St. Joseph Tuesday in honor of the 150th anniversary of the saint’s proclamation as patron of the Universal Church.…


Pope Announces New Cardinals, Including U.S. Archbishop Gregory

Pope Francis announced he will create 13 new cardinals Nov. 28, including Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory of Washington. The pope made the announcement…