As usual, the poor and the innocent are the ones who suffer most.
Catholics from across Long Island are invited to join the diocesan pilgrimage to the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.
Click below for a slideshow from the occasion.
If they are truly penitent, they will put aside their ceaseless pursuit of power and glory and devote themselves to real and humble service to others.
Faith is a gift, not reserved for a few but offered with generosity. Everyone should be able to experience the joy of being loved by God, the joy of salvation!