Diocesan bishops make Christmas pastoral visits to Catholic inmates in Long Island jails.
Bishop John Barres
More than 600 attended the day-long event designed to support catechists in their efforts to teach the faith.
Click here for photos from the bishop's visit to the varsity football game.
Nearly 100 young people participated in the Millennial Missionaries 2017 event at the Basilica of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary.
SPECIAL BONUS: Hear a sample of the beautiful music of the Cathedral Chorale and the Choir of Men and Boys from Palm Sunday Mass at St. Agnes.
Bishop Barres visited the Elementary and High Schools at St. Mary's, Manhasset.
Locally, Bishop Barres has given a dispensation from the obligation of abstaining from meat on Saint Patrick's Day, with another day of abstaining or another form of penance substituted.