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Bishop Murphy: Diocese must burn with prayer for peace+

"I am issuing a call to peace as Bishop of this Diocese, an urgent invitation to one and all, without exception, to accept the responsibility and to commit ourselves to daily prayer for peace.”

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Pope Francis: Growing litany of modern-day martyrs+

“The Church today is a Church of martyrs: they suffer, they give their lives and we receive the blessing of God for their witness.”

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The Good Shepherd and Priesthood Today+

Yes, our people want more priests but, by and large they don’t want to encourage their sons and grandsons to be priests.

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U.S. Ordination Class Cites Positive Impact of Families, Catholic Schools, Parish Priests+

The total number of potential ordinands for the class of 2015, 595, is up from from 477 in 2014 and 497 in 2013.

Read More+ 3 weeks ago
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Msgr. Murphy, 87, served in hospital apostolate+

Wake and funeral to be held April 15-16 in Mineola.

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On nuclear weapons and treaties+

Peace must be the fruit of justice that is open, mutually agreed upon with a commitment to abiding by the norms of international law ...

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Father Francis Nuss, 80, dies+

Wake and funeral to be held at St. Matthews, Dix Hills, April 12 and 13.

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Westbury Mass to mark anniversary of Servant of God Msgr. Quinn+

Brooklyn priest ministered to African-American Catholics; founded Little Flower Children's Services

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The Basin and the Towel+

In compassion we hold dear our own beliefs and values but we embrace those who think or believe in a different way.

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Pope Suprises Homeless People who Visited Sistine Chapel+

"May the Lord protect you, accompany you on your life's path, and make you feel the Father's tender love."

Read More+ 1 month ago