Lourdes pilgrimage a deeply spiritual experience+

Pray with me for all who were in Lourdes the first weekend in May and ask Mary, Our Lady of Lourdes, to watch over and touch all our beloved sick in every part of our diocese.

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Bishop’s Blog: Recalling a friend, scholar, leader, and loving priest+

What you might not hear about Cardinal George is that he had the heart of a missionary.

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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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SOS – Contact your state Assembly rep today+

Updated 3/27! Bishop urges immediate action on behalf of education tax credit bill.

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Unceasing prayers, donations needed for refugees in Middle East+

While political leaders debate, the Church continues to pray for an end to violence and terrorism and a durable peace in the Middle East.

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God’s laws are good for all, believers or not+

Whether we believe they came from God or not, would we have a better or a worse society if we all observed the Ten Commandments?

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Who really needs casinos on Long Island?+

There are ... serious reasons why casinos deserve to be given serious thought, taking into account the various positions of those who will be affected by their operation.

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Pray and act for an end to ISIS+

The most recent atrocities carried out by ISIS in Iraq and Syria merit the condemnation that the civilized world has made.

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Join a Rosary Novena for Christians in the Middle East+

May our prayer to Mary become a holy incense to her, asking her to watch over and protect our brothers and sisters who are one as the Body of Christ, His Church.

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New Year’s wish: may we all belong more deeply to Christ+

"We will continue to live our faith, practice our faith, witness our faith and be of service to one another ..."

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