Annual Cathedral Club Dinner

At the 117th annual dinner of The Cathedral Club of Brooklyn, Cardinal Timothy Dolan urged club members to be active in public policy debates and to bring their values to shaping modern society.

Now Is the Time to Prepare for Lent

At Sunday Mass, Father Steve told the congregants that they should not wait until Ash Wednesday to plan how they would observe Lent. Now is the time. Many with good intentions wait until Lent begins and then before you know it, half the season is over and we haven’t even begun preparing for Easter Sunday.

The Pro-Life Message Is Gently Being Heard in America

As I watched the March for Life live on television, I was amazed at the amount of coverage in the social media. The Twitter world was abuzz with what was going in Washington D.C., Facebook was flush with photos, and Instagram showed the action as it was unfolding.

Detective Steven McDonald Was a Saint for Our Times

Santo subito! Sainthood now!

That was the chant when Pope John Paul II’s coffin was carried through St. Peter’s Square. It very well could be our chant as we say goodbye to Detective Steven McDonald.

Pumpkin Soup and Camels Help Make Brooklyn Diverse

As we began a new year, Haitians observed New Year’s Day as their Independence Day and they celebrated by drinking pumpkin soup. This coming weekend, Hispanics mark the Feast of the Epiphany. Part of that celebration will be the Parade of the Three Kings with live camels in Williamsburg.