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

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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The Triduum: From Passion and Death to Resurrection

Lenten Blog: Reflections based on the words of Pope Francis
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Conference Provides Education for Opposing Assisted Suicide

In New York, we are facing a well-financed and well-organized campaign to legalize assisted suicide. View a video with highlights from the recent conference.
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Lenten Blog: Opening Eyes, Ears and Hearts

Lent is a journey on which, by defying routine, we strive to open our eyes and ears, but especially to open our hearts, in order to go beyond our own “backyard.”
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On the Jubilee of Mercy: Blog 5

God’s justice is his mercy given to everyone as a grace that flows from the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
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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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Bishop Urges Opposition to Assisted Suicide

Bishop Murphy recommends attending Opposition to Assisted Suicide Educational Conference to be held Wednesday, February 3, to learn more about this important issue.
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Blog 4: On the Jubilee of Mercy

Mercy is not opposed to justice but rather expresses God’s way of reaching out to the sinner, offering him a new chance to look at himself, convert, and believe.
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On the Jubilee of Mercy (Third blog entry)

The mercy of God is not an abstract idea, but a concrete reality.
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