When a Muslim woman went to a Catholic Church and gave up her newborn into the hands of parish staff at Our Lady of Refuge Church, Flatbush, she did so in accordance with New York State law.
A man urinated on and smashed two statues of angels outside the Our Lady of Consolation Church on Metropolitan Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
In desperation, a woman entrusted her two-week-old daughter, Maheen, to Our Lady of Refuge, leaving the baby with the pastor and parish staff.
A little Polish school in Borough Park, which started off as a religious education program for St. Frances de Chantal parish, has over the past 25 years gained international renown, even performing a concert for Pope John Paul II in the Vatican.
One hundred years after the Bishop of Brooklyn established a home for Italians looking for a place where they could belong, the congregation at St. Francis of Paola Church in Williamsburg gave thanks to God for their piece of heaven on Earth.
The nearly 500 children preparing for their sacraments at St. Michael Church now have a renovated and central place to learn the Gospel and prepare to commune with God Himself.
The Annual Futures in Education Scholarship dinner held at the Cipriani Wall Street Oct. 16 raised $2 million. The money will help more than 1,500 students in 86 schools and academies throughout Brooklyn and Queens receive a Catholic education. For 28 years, Futures has supported families through partial need-based scholarships.
One hundred years after the restoration of Polish independence from the German, Austrian and Russian Empires, Poles in the Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens gathered Oct. 20 in thanksgiving for their heritage at St. Joseph Co-Cathedral, Prospect Heights.
The French Catholic community in Cobble Hill welcomed their compatriot and Vatican nuncio to the United States, Archbishop Christophe Pierre Oct. 7 to their Sunday Mass.
Owen Sprague has led the way for his family to grow closer to God. His father, NYPD Det. Danny Sprague, co-founded the With Arms Wide Open organization to help police families care for their children with special needs.