The commemoration of all the faithful departed is celebrated by the Church on November 2, All Souls Day.
Bishop John Barres was the principal celebrant and homilist at Mass during a symposium celebrating the life of newly canonized Saint John Henry Newman.
Sixth grade students at SS. Philip and James School, St. James, continued the school's tradition of dressing as saints for All Saints Day Mass.
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Prior to becoming rector at St. Joseph's Seminary in 2012, Msgr. Vaccari was rector of Immaculate Conception Seminary in Huntington.
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.
See photos here from homecoming game in Uniondale.