Couple Married 74 Years, They’re Still Best Friends

St. Leo’s parish in Corona has many riches to help build the kingdom of God including two worship sites, a strong English- and Spanish-speaking parish base and the 74-year-long marriage of Nicholas and Nancy Pennetti.

Knights, Clergy Show Unity With Persecuted Christians

In the cultural and legal center of Brooklyn, atop of Brooklyn Borough Hall’s front steps, a little over a dozen lay Catholics accompanied by several priests stood unashamed showing their unity with their brothers and sisters in baptism suffering in the Middle East and in Africa.

United in Love

Twenty-one couples leaped together into the Sacrament of Holy Matrimony in a grand ceremony at Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church in Jamaica.

Tragic End for Missing Bath Beach Grandmother

Mary Joyce-Bonsignore, 88, a parishioner of St. Finbar, Bath Beach, who had been missing for over a week was found dead a couple of blocks from her home July 25, said her pastor, Father Michael Gelfant.

Nun Left as Sister Theresa Retires from St. Sebastian’s

Sister Theresa Ryan, S.C., gave herself freely for 45 years for the benefit of the students and parishioners at St. Sebastian. As the parish honored her during Mass Sunday, June 25, the last of the nuns at the Woodside academy asked for a parting gift.

Everyone Welcome at Mass of Inclusion

During a special Mass of Inclusion for People with Disabilities, Father John Murray, C.Ss.R., pointed out that in the New Testament, Jesus was reluctant to cure physical illness but was always eager to cure spiritual illness.