Sunday, April 30, 2006

Diocese of Rockville Centre news -

Rev. John J. McCartney has been named pastor of St. Matthew in Dix Hills, effective the end of June. He was an associate at St. James in Seaford where I just attended Mass. This is important here because St. Matthew is the default "traditional" parish on Long Island. Fr. McCartney, who is always in a cassock, has said the parish would retain its traditional nature under his watch. The previous pastor at St. Matthew, Msgr. McDonald, is currently the rector at the seminary.

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