Latin isn’t really a dead language — at least not in the Diocese of Brooklyn, where three parishes have weekly Traditional Latin Masses.
CHICAGO (CNS) — Burke Masters was a baseball player who waited years for his call up to the major leagues. But when it finally came, he was wearing a different uniform than he expected.
Auxiliary Bishop Raymond Chappetto described the ad limina visit to Rome Nov. 11-15 as a pilgrimage. The bishops of New York state’s eight dioceses traveled to the Vatican for an official visit to report on the state of their dioceses, and during their time in Rome, the bishops celebrated Mass at the city’s four major basilicas.
Father St. Charles Borno, pastor at Church of the Holy Innocent and Our Lady of Refuge in Flatbush, has joined with his nine brothers to produce an album of Haitian-style worship music. The album is called “Chwazi Jezi” (“Choose Jesus”).
The end of the liturgical calendar has become an opportunity for new beginnings at Christ the King, Springfield Gardens.
For those wondering if their children or grandchildren will still practice their Catholic faith during college, there is a place on many campuses that helps keep Catholic students in the fold.
The Gospel choir-like singing strikes people as out of place in a Catholic church, and liturgical dance is unfamiliar to many. But Wilson said the groups that led the faithful in worship at the Diocese of Brooklyn’s National Black Catholic History Month Mass at St. Therese of Lisieux, Flatbush, on Nov. 17 are indeed Catholic.
Brian Witanowski, an eighth-grader at St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Academy knows a lot about computers, but he had only dreamed about building one himself.
The organization, which is run by the Sisters of St. Joseph, has seen a steady increase in donations over the last seven years, according to Jeffrey Smith, a development associate at the agency, countering a national trend of less charitable giving. Donations to Hour Children rose 19 percent during a three-year period ended June 2018, the charity said.
CTN — the educational media service department of DeSales Media Group, which is The Tablet’s parent company — started “Dial-a-priest” during the year of vocations called by Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio two years ago. The idea is to give students in the Diocese of Brooklyn a chance to meet more priests beyond those in their parish and hear a variety of vocation stories.