Who We Are

Vincent J. Russo

Vincent J. Russo, of Russo Law Group, P.C. brings over thirty years of professional experience to Family Comes First® as an attorney and an advocate for seniors and children and adults with special needs. He is an author, a teacher and has lectured locally and nationally.


Victoria Dogin

Victoria Roberts Drogin is the founder of the Women’s Leadership Institute and a Professor of Organizational Leadership at Mercy College School of Business. She was formerly Associate Dean and Dean for Professional Development at Hofstra University School of Law and practiced law for over 20 years. She is a certified executive, business and life coach, as well as a seasoned speaker who has presented programs at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, and the New York, Nassau and Suffolk Bar Associations.

Father Anthony Stanganelli

father tonyFather Anthony Stanganelli has been appointed pastor of SS. Philip and James parish, St. James. Ordained in 1979, he served as associate pastor of Our Lady of Lourdes parish, West Islip; St. Edward the Confessor parish, Syosset; St. Catherine of Sienna parish, Franklin Square; and St. Philip Neri parish, Northport. Fr. Stanganelli was a member of the faculty of Cathedral College of the Immaculate Conception, Douglaston. Fr. Stanganelli was also co-pastor and pastor of Holy Spirit parish, New Hyde Park.

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Catholic Faith Network is a non-for-profit television and production facility with studios in Uniondale, NY and New York, NY. Catholic Faith Network is available on Cablevision, Verizon FiOS TV and Charter Spectrum throughout the New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut area. Catholic Faith Network is also available on selected cable and satellite systems nationwide, as well as on demand and live streaming at www.CFNtv.org.