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Receive Communion every time as if it were the first time, pope says+

"When the priest says to us, 'The body of Christ,' we say, 'Amen.' But let it be an 'Amen' that comes from the heart, with conviction."

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Praying for our priests+

Remember a diocesan priest and seminarian each day with special calendar.

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Bishop ordains five permanent deacons+

View a gallery of photos here.

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Without headlines, clergy and religious immigration to U.S. continues+

There are close to 5,000 people from all denominations hailing from other countries who come to the United States each year as "religious workers."

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Jean Vanier, who changed lives of intellectually disabled, dies in Paris+

Vanier founded L'Arche communities. There is one L'Arche community on Long Island in Riverhead.

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Women and families celebrated on feast day of St. Gianna+

Bishop John Barres celebrated the 5 p.m. Mass Saturday, April 27th, for the feast of Saint Gianna Molla at the Cathedral of St Agnes, Rockville Centre. St. Gianna is the patron of mothers, physicians and unborn children. The liturgy included...

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At Easter the stones of sin, despair, are rolled away, pope says at vigil+

"This is the one, non-negotiable certitude we have in life: His love does not change."

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Blaze erupts at Paris’ iconic Notre Dame Cathedral+

Bishop Barres says he joins "in sorrow and prayer" with our Catholic brothers and sisters in Paris.

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Creators of pro-life film say God planned film ‘for such a time as now’+

'The film's message is there is grace and forgiveness, hope and healing and redemption no matter what you've done, and particularly for post-abortion women and men.'

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Poll: Overwhelming majority of New Yorkers reject late-term abortion+

Abortion after 20 weeks is opposed by New Yorkers by a margin of 75 percent to 20 percent.

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