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…

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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!…

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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,”…

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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…

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Blessed Carlo Acutis

Beatified Teen Inspires Song From Long Island Catholic High School

Blessed Carlo Acutis, the Italian teen beatified in October, is not only responsible for a medical miracle, he also has inspired a song featuring his…

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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…

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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…

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Show the world the joy of faith, pope says

Show The World The Joy Of Faith, Pope Francis Says

Joy should be the hallmark of a Christian’s life, a reflection of knowing that one is loved by God, saved by Jesus Christ and committed to leading…

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A Pastoral Letter By The Most Reverend John O. Barres

One hundred and fifty years ago, Pope Blessed Pius IX solemnly declared St. Joseph, the spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary and the “foster” father of…

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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.…

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Beatified teen inspires song

UPDATE: Beatified Teen Inspires Song From Long Island Catholic High School

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Blessed Carlo Acutis, the Italian teen beatified in October, is not only responsible for a medical miracle, he also has inspired a…

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Pope Francis: The Poor Are At The Heart Of The Gospel

Pope Francis on Sunday said that the needy are at the heart of the Gospel as he celebrated a Mass marking the World Day of the Poor. In his homily in…

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Group Sets Goal Of Eucharistic Adoration In 1,000 parishes On Election Day

By midday Oct. 30, Unite Our Nation was more than halfway to its goal of holding adoration of the Blessed Sacrament events at 1,000 parishes…

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Bishop Barres Leads Local Delegation To Beatification of K of C Founder

Representatives of the Diocese of Rockville Centre participated in the beatification celebration for Father Michael McGivney on Saturday, Oct. 31, in…

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Pope Francis Close To The Mourning Community In Nice

Pope Francis expressed his sorrow and offered prayers for the Church in France following the tragic murders of three people at the Basilica of Notre…

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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…

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True Prayer, Pope Francis

True Prayer, Like True Faith, Leads To Care For Others, Pope Says

Being indifferent to or hating others is to deny the existence of God’s presence in one’s neighbor, Pope Francis said. “This is practical atheism,”…

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St. Thomas More

Bishop Barres Reflects On Our Role In Protecting ‘The Others’

Bishop Jonn Barres' statement celebrating the October 31, 2020 twentieth anniversary of Pope St. John Paul II's Apostolic Letter (Motu Proprio)…

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Mother Cabrini gets a new statue in New York City

A new statue of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini now overlooks Ellis Island, the Statue of Liberty and other New York City landmarks associated with…

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Pope Francis in ‘Fratelli Tutti’

God is in the ties that bind, says Pope Francis in ‘Fratelli Tutti’

Perhaps I was influenced by the crisp fall weather, but my initial reading of Pope Francis’ Fratelli Tutti (On Fraternity and Social Friendship) was…

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