Study: Hispanic, Asian numbers on LI growing
GalleriesLong Island: Then and Now
Web linksSeries: The Future of Long Island
When Sister Margaret Smyth first started organizing Spanish-language Masses in Riverhead in 1997, just five people showed up. Now it is standing room only at St. John the Evangelist Church, with close to 1,000 people packing the pews and filling the aisles every Sunday.
"Now you can't move in the church," said Smyth, who heads the Hispanic Apostolate of the North Fork. Another Spanish Mass...