Local pastor shares canonization experience+

What a great and historical moment. Two popes of the lifetime of many of us present become Saints. Our present pope and his living predecessor, joining together in this celebration of the Eucharist.

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Just Say ‘No’ to Medical Marijuana+

Common sense standards of conduct that assist healthy and dignified living are constantly being scuttled by an appeal to individual “preference.”

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Political corruption poisons democracy+

Corruption is a cancer in the body politic of a democracy.

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Pope’s Page: Evangelii Gaudium 6+

After describing the dire straits of many people today, Pope Francis turns first to the economy.

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Easter Celebration at Our Lady of Consolation+

More than 100 residents, staff and guests assembled in the auditorium of Our Lady of Consolation Nursing & Rehabilitative Care Center in West Islip to celebrate Easter. Gregory A. Shemitz photos See below for captions.

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Easter Vigil Celebrated in Setauket+

New Catholics receive sacraments of initiation.

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Way of the Cross Winds through Greenport+

Continuing a Good Friday devotion that is popular in their native countries, immigrants of Central and South American heritage dressed in costumes and presented the Way of the Cross April 18 in the streets surrounding St. Agnes Church in Greenport....

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Bishop Murphy’s Easter Homily+

No sadness today! No sadness that can defeat Christ’s victory. For his victory is ours. His triumph is for us all!

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Young people honored for pro-life works+

Awards were given to the winning entries in the diocesan Respect Life Contest

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Chrism Mass Celebrates Priesthood+

See photos and read Bishop Murphy's homily.

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