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Religious jubilarians recognized for years of dedicated service+

Bishop Barres celebrated a Mass where the lives and ministry of the consecrated religious of the diocese were honored, particularly noting those marking milestone anniversaries.

Read More+ 6 days ago
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Local Marianist schools battle on the football field+

See photos here from homecoming game in Uniondale.

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Youth gather in Ronkonkoma for Holy Hour+

See a gallery of photos from the evening of prayer and fun.

Read More+ 7 days ago
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Different clicks, same prayer: Pope asks Catholics to pray the rosary+

The Click to Pray eRosary is both a free app for Apple and Android and an actual high-tech rosary bracelet that connects to a smartphone using Bluetooth.

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Kindly lights in gloomy world: Pope declares five new saints+

Those canonized were: St. John Henry Newman, St. Maria Rita Lopes Pontes, popularly known as Sister Dulce, St. Mariam Thresia Chiramel Mankidiyan, St. Marguerite Bays and St. Josephine Vannini.

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Canonization is chance for campus groups to ‘reclaim’ name+

Newman centers, located on the campuses of many public universities, get their name and their role from the cardinal who died in 1890.

Read More+ 2 weeks ago
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Parishes remember St. Francis with animal blessings+

Click for a gallery of photos from around the diocese

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Pope declares special Sunday each year dedicated to word of God+

'The Bible is the most widely distributed book, but it also perhaps the one most covered in dust because it is not held in our hands.'

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Bishop Barres renews call for comprehensive immigration reform+

"We all need to engage and work with our leaders to take immediate action that is both compassionate and prudential."

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Charities team returns from fact-finding mission to Bahamas+

A multifaceted church-sponsored relief effort is just getting underway in the Bahamas.

Read More+ 4 weeks ago