The Most Reverend William Murphy, bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rockville Centre announced one year ago the appointment of Reverend Monsignor Richard Henning as the Rector of the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception (SIC), Huntington, New York, and the Director of the new Sacred Heart Institute for the Ongoing Formation of Clergy.
The appointments, made after consultation with Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan of New York and Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio of Brooklyn, took effect in the summer of 2012. Msgr. Henning, a priest of the Diocese of Rockville Centre, served as the Vice-Rector and a professor of Sacred Scripture at the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception. Msgr. Henning obtained his S.T.D. from the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas .