"How do we persuade a woman not to have an abortion? As always, we must persuade her with love." - BLESSED TERESA OF CALCUTTA

Our First, Most Cherished Liberty

A Statement on Religious Liberty We are Catholics. We are Americans. We are proud to be both, grateful for the gift of faith which is ours as Christian disciples, and grateful for the gift of liberty which is ours as American citizens. To be Catholic and American should mean not havin
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Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation on Love in the Family – Joy of Love (Amoris Laetitia)

The Joy of Love (Amoris Laetitia) brings together the results of the two Synods on the Family. Striking for its breadth and detail—and firmly grounded in the challenges of family experiences—the Joy of Love affirms the rich and complex reality of family life with pastoral care, speaki
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Cardinal Dolan Calls New FDA Abortion Drug Guidelines ‘Irresponsible,’ Offers Assistance to Pregnant Women

April 1, 2016 WASHINGTON-Cardinal Dolan, archbishop of New York and chair of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Pro-Life Activities responded to new guidelines issued by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the abortion drug, RU-486. “The FDA has i
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Reconciliation Brings Easter Joy – La Reconciliación Trae la Alegría Pascual

by Mary McClusky Although Easter is a time of great joy for many, it can also be a painful season. Imagine a woman who has had an abortion watching children frolic through the grass at an Easter egg hunt. She may silently ache for the child she’ll never carry in her arms. Her focus is
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Vulnerable, Yet Strong \ Vulnerable Pero Fuerte

As we near the conclusion of Lent with Holy Week and the Paschal Triduum, we enter into deeper reflection on the Passion of Christ.
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Respect Life Contest 2016 Winners

The Diocese of Rockville Centre’s Respect Life Office held its annual Youth Awards Ceremony to honor participants in the Respect Life Contest at St. John the Baptist High School on March 16.
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Lenten Season: The works of mercy on the road of the Jubilee

“I desire mercy, and not sacrifice” (Mt 9:13). The works of mercy on the road of the Jubilee
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Serena Atención A La Creación De Dios

Cuando nos enamoramos, nos convertimos en padres o entablamos alguna relación significativa, es común tener un cambio en la visión del mundo que da forma a nuestras acciones. Pongamos por caso los padres que toman en brazos a su primer hijo o hija recién nacido. No hay un manual de in
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Celebrating the Jubilee of Mercy / Celebración Año Jubilar De La Misericordia

Lord Jesus Christ, you have taught us to be merciful like the heavenly Father, and have told us that whoever sees you sees Him. Show us your face and we will be saved.
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