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

Diocese Distributed More Than $25 Million To Victims of Superstorm Sandy

24 October 2014

Special Financial Report, Two Years After the Storm

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Annual High School Supplement

24 October 2014

The Tablet, in coordination with local high schools, presents this years Annual High School Supplement.

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At the Movies: ‘Book of Life,’ ‘Alexander’ Highlight Family Bonds

24 October 2014

Who knew the Day of the Dead could be so much fun? The Mexican method of observing All Souls’ Day, Nov. 2, is the backdrop for “The Book of Life” (Fox), an entertaining and visually stunning 3-D animated film.

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An Extraordinary Synod, Indeed

24 October 2014

According to Vatican-speak, a specially scheduled session of the Synod of Bishops is an “Extraordinary Synod,” meaning not-an-Ordinary Synod, held every three years or so. In the case of the recently completed Extraordinary Synod of 2014, extraordinary things did happen, in the “Oh, wow!” sense of the word.

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Local Maryknoller Elected President

24 October 2014

Sister Antoinette Gutzler, M.M., the Brooklyn-born president-elect of Maryknoll Sisters, celebrated 50 years with the congregation this past Sunday, Oct. 12, at a special Mass offered at Maryknoll Sisters Center, Maryknoll, N.Y.

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Dallas Diocese Houses Ebola Victim’s Family

24 October 2014

DALLAS (CNS) – Dallas Bishop Kevin J. Farrell said that he followed the teaching of Christ and stepped in to house the fiancee of Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan and three others for several weeks at a diocesan facility because when no one else would.

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Deacon Ordained in Rome

24 October 2014

Nicholas Colalella, from St. Margaret parish, Middle Village, a fourth-year seminarian at the North American College, Rome, was ordained a deacon at St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican on Oct. 2 by Cardinal Donald Wuerl.

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Siebel Retires as CEO Of Catholic Charities

24 October 2014

Robert Siebel will be retiring as CEO of Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens (CCBQ) and related agencies, effective Nov. 1.

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Pope: Terrorism Is at Unimaginable Levels

24 October 2014

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – The Middle East, especially Iraq and Syria, are experiencing “terrorism of previously unimaginable proportions” in which the perpetrators seem to have absolutely no regard for the value of human life, Pope Francis said.

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Judges, Lawyers Gather For Annual Red Mass

24 October 2014

At the annual Red Mass in Brooklyn, prayers were offered that the Holy Spirit would inspire wisdom, truth and action on those involved in the legal profession.

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