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

Chairman of bishops’ migration committee expresses concern over immigration bills

Bishop  Joe S. Vásquez, of Austin, Texas, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Migration, sent a letter to every Member of the U.S. House of Representatives in response to two immigration bills that are expected to be taken up later this week by the full H
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Blog 2: Suicide – High School Students & What We Should Know

The 2015 Youth Risk Behaviors Survey conducted by the US Department of Health and Human Service and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention concluded that 8.6% of youth across the nation in grades 9-12 reported a suicide attempt in the last 12 months.
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Respect Life Art Sale

Proceeds from this sale will be used for Pregnancy Support services on Long island.
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Serving Others in God’s Love: Religious Freedom Week 2018

Religious freedom protects the space in which we can continue to serve.
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Blog 1: “Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted”

The topic of suicide is certainly a sensitive one which is often avoided in conversations.  There have been stigmas surrounding mental health issues in our society for years.
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New Blog! Masterpieces of Creation: Recognizing Human Dignity Through Suicide Prevention

In this blog series, we will explore the issue of mental illness and suicide among young people.
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Creighton Model Education Program

Announcing the first FertilityCare Practitioner Education Program on Long Island.
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The Heartbreak of IVF

In their desire for a child, couples who struggle with infertility sometimes turn to in vitro fertilization (IVF). The rapidly growing industry that provides IVF offers fulfillment of a couple's dream of becoming parents. For some, the dream turns into a nightmare.
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St. Gianna’s Feast Day Mass

On Saturday, April 28, the Feast of Saint Gianna Molla, Bishop John Barres celebrated the 5 p.m. Mass at St. Agnes Cathedral, Rockville Centre, and included a blessing in thanksgiving for those celebrating the gift of child, those planning now or in the future for a child, and those w
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Respect Life Contest 2017-18 Winners

The Diocese of Rockville Centre’s Respect Life Office held its 16th Annual Youth Awards Ceremony to honor participants in the Respect Life Contest at Holy Trinity High School on May 2.
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