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North Fork Spanish Apostolate

Sr. Margaret Smyth, a fierce advocate for justice, dies at age 83

Sister Margaret Rose Smyth, who ran the North Fork Spanish Apostolate for more than 20 years, died at her home in Riverhead. She was 83 years old.

Food and flu shots distributed to those in need ahead of holiday season

The North Fork Spanish Apostolate partnered with National Grid and Northwell Health on Thursday to give food and flu shots to needy families ahead of the holiday season.

Riverhead Catholics to celebrate first Salvadoran saint with procession and Mass Sunday at St. John the Evangelist

The Salvadoran-American community is celebrating the canonization of St. Oscar Anulfo Romero, an archbishop martyred in 1980. Romero was saying Mass a cancer hospital when he was shot and killed. He had been a spiritual leader who worked for social justice and peace in the war-torn country.

The Way of the Cross: Re-enactment by church youth group draws hundreds of worshippers in Riverhead

The live Way of the Cross re-enacts the stations of the cross, depicting each of the steps in the journey Christ took to his crucifixion on Good Friday.

Is Riverhead a ‘sanctuary city’?

Several town board members feel that Riverhead's policies regarding undocumented immigrants are too similar to the laws in San Francisco that kept a man from being deported before he allegedly killed a woman last Wednesday.

North Fork Spanish Apostolate awarded $25,000 health & literacy grant

UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of New York presented the North Fork Spanish Apostolate with a community grant for $25,000 on Friday, May 15. The grant...