Pilgrims to National Shrine Reflect Ethnic Make-Up of Diocese (with video and slideshow)

Priests of Diocese Convene To Reflect on Their Ministry

Bereavement

Futures’ Dinner Raises Over $2.2 Million

Check out some high school options!

Special Financial Report, Two Years After the Storm - Diocese Distributed More Than $25 Million To Victims of Superstorm Sandy

Tablet TALK

30 October 2014

This week's Tablet TALK invites readers to enjoy wine and cheese with a local author, attend a dinner dance honoring Sister Ave Clark, O.P., participate in a charity walk for a local food pantry and much, much more...

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R U Texting During Mass? Put the Phone Down

30 October 2014

ALBANY, N.Y. (CNS) – Families navigate their smartphones while doing everyday activities, so it’s no surprise that cellphones affect even church.

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Pope: ‘Big Bang’ Theory Doesn’t Negate a Creator

30 October 2014

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – The Big Bang theory and evolution do not eliminate the existence of God, who remains the one who set all of creation into motion, Pope Francis told his own science academy.

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50 Years in Corona

30 October 2014

Last weekend, St. Paul the Apostle parish, Corona, closed its celebration of the 50th anniversary of its founding with a Mass of thanksgiving celebrated by Auxiliary Bishop Octavio Cisneros.

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Pope: Families Under Siege Turn to Church

30 October 2014

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – The family is under attack now more than ever because of today’s culture of division that wants to break from and be free of all everlasting bonds and forms of solidarity, Pope Francis said.

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Halifax Sisters Support Three Local Charities

30 October 2014

The Halifax Sisters of Charity are giving $10,000 to three ministries in which Sisters serve in Brooklyn and Queens – The Maura Clark-Ita Ford Center, LifeWay Network and St. John's Bread and Life Soup Kitchen.

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Sisters of Charity Mark 90 Years in New York (with slideshow)

30 October 2014

More than 300 Sisters of Charity, Halifax, and their associates, along with clergy, family and friends, marked the 90th anniversary of the Sisters’ arrival in New York at the Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston, Oct. 25.

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Benefit for Performing Arts Center In Rosedale

30 October 2014

The Catholic Foundation for Brooklyn and Queens hosted a brunch Oct. 18 at the Savoy Tavern in Merrick, L.I., to benefit the Detective Thomas Wesley Higdon Jr. Performing Arts Center at St. Clare Catholic Academy, Rosedale. The Higdon Family poses at the event that honors the memory of their beloved Thomas Wesley Higdon, a New York […]

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Daughters of Wisdom Choose New Leaders

30 October 2014

The Daughters of Wisdom of the U.S. Province have selected their new leadership team.

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New Chicago Archbishop Chooses Cathedral Rectory

30 October 2014

CHICAGO (CNS) – Archbishop Blase J. Cupich, who will succeed Chicago Cardinal Francis E. George in mid-November, told the priests of the Archdiocese of Chicago that he has decided he will live in the rectory at Holy Name Cathedral.

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