Five permanent deacon candidates were instituted to the ministry of acolyte and ten others to the ministry of lector on March 17 at Immaculate Conception Seminary, Huntington.
Look back at the past five years and learn more about our Holy Father.
East End plan is part of broader effort to strengthen Catholic education on Long Island.
Pope Francis signed decrees for the causes of 13 men and women -- among them a pope, an archbishop, two young laywomen and a number of priests and nuns.
Honoring Mary on the day after Pentecost also highlights for Catholics that Mary was present with the disciples, praying with them as the Holy Spirit descended.
'Never forget the "medicine of caresses...A caress, a smile, is full of meaning for one who is sick.'