Bishop DiMarzio Honors Big Donors to Annual Appeal

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio recognized “Court of Honor” donors to the Diocese of Brooklyn’s Annual Catholic Appeal in a celebration Sept. 14 at the Immaculate Conception Center in Douglaston. 

Memories of 9-11 Linger for Local FDNY Chaplain

At the time of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, Msgr. John Delendick had just finished celebrating Mass at St. Michael’s Church in Sunset Park, where he was pastor.

First Day of School: Jitters and Excitement

Across the Brooklyn Diocese, 75 parish schools and academies opened their doors on Sept. 4, with about 21,000 students. Also opening were 17 Catholic high schools in the diocese with about 11,000 students. 

US Bishops Condemn ‘Horrific Onslaughts’ After Texas Shooting

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops on Sept. 1 condemned the “horrific onslaughts” in its ninth response to gun violence this year in the aftermath of a mass shooting, this time following a shooting spree in West Texas that left seven people dead and more than 20 injured.

Nigerian Bishop Outlines Violence Against Christians

Violence in Nigeria, long a staple in the northern part of the country, is increasing in the Christian-majority south, according to Auxiliary Bishop Ernest Obodo of the Diocese of Enugu, which is located in the southeastern region of Nigeria.

After 150 Years, The Foundling Continues to Serve

In 1869, Sister Mary Irene Fitzgibbon, S.C., found an orphaned baby on the steps of St. Peter’s Church in lower Manhattan. Moved with compassion, Sister Mary Irene took the child into the care of her community.