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Holy Trinity High School welcomes Bishop Barres+

The bishop toured the campus, greeted students and staff, and celebrated Mass. Click for gallery of photos.

Read More+ 5 days ago
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Bible, like cellphone, should be carried always, pope says+

"What would happen if we turned back when we forget it, if we opened it more times a day, if we read the messages of God contained in the Bible the way we read messages on our cellphones?"

Read More+ 3 weeks ago
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Bishop welcomes catechumens at Rite of Election+

The Rite of Election formally acknowledges the readiness of catechumens preparing to receive the sacraments of initiation -- baptism, confirmation and the Eucharist -- at the Easter Vigil

Read More+ 3 weeks ago
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Ash Wednesday in Photos+

Here is a sampling of photos of Ash Wednesday in our diocese and beyond.

Read More+ 3 weeks ago
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Bishop Barres calls for dramatic missionary growth in Lenten Letter+

'Lent 2017 is a time for us to pray for dramatic missionary growth in the Diocese of Rockville Centre.'

Read More+ 4 weeks ago
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Corned beef conundrum: Some dioceses give St. Patrick’s Day dispensation+

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.

Read More+ 4 weeks ago

Ash Wednesday: Ancient tradition still thrives in modern times+

Ash Wednesday can be a little bit like New Year's Day -- a place to clearly begin something new that we know we need to do.

Read More+ 1 month ago
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Bishop Barres visits two Brentwood parishes+

Bishop John O. Barres continued his efforts to get to know the people of the Diocese of Rockville Centre by celebrating two Spanish Masses in Brentwood parishes this Sunday.

Read More+ 1 month ago
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Rockville Centre Diocese welcomes Bishop Barres+

During a liturgy rich in tradition and symbolism, Bishop John O. Barres was formally installed as spiritual leader of the Diocese of Rockville Centre at St. Agnes Cathedral on January 31. He said he looked¬†forward “to experiencing the vibrant, welcoming,...

Read More+ 2 months ago
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Jubilant crowd gathers in Washington for annual March for Life+

More than 2,000 Catholics from Long Island among the marchers. Click here for photos of local participants.

Read More+ 2 months ago