A staggered group of seven ecology interns and Worldwide Opportunities on Organic Farms (WWOOF) volunteers lived on the 212-acre Brentwood property between the end of May and the beginning of August — pursuing their passions and making the Earth a greener place, one row of plants at a time.
Long Island’s Haitian American community is concerned about friends and relatives affected by the recent earthquake, and people want to help.
After being cut from the U.S. women’s rowing team before the Rio 2016 Olympics, rower Kristine O’Brien wasn’t sure if she should try again for Tokyo in four years’ time. But, after receiving encouragement from her family and coaches, O’Brien decided to devote another four years to training — in hopes of representing the United States in the next Summer Games.
William E. Koenig, born in Queens and fondly recalled as a “priest’s priest” for his faithful service to Catholics and fellow clergy of Long Island, on July 13 became the new bishop of the Diocese of Wilmington, Delaware.
The new transitional deacons received weekend assignments in local diocese and continue their studies during the rest of the week until they complete their four-year seminary training and become ordained priests in May.
St. Mary’s Elementary and High School decided to zig while everyone else is zagging. Their reopening plan consisted of having every student back in school on a full-time basis and for now, everything seems to be going to plan.
The Diocese of Rockville Centre has filed for bankruptcy protection under Chapter 11, it was announced on Oct. 1.
The New York Mets’ improbable World Series championship in 1969 can inspire the Catholic Church to a new era of evangelization, Bishop John O. Barres of Rockville Center wrote in a new pastoral letter.
Pope Francis has appointed Auxiliary Bishop Robert J. Brennan of Rockville Centre to be the new bishop of Columbus, Ohio.
Bishop Richard Garth Henning, episcopal vicar for the Central Vicariate of the Diocese of Rockville Centre, was ordained an auxiliary bishop of his diocese at St. Agnes Cathedral, July 24.