Father Edwin Alexander Ortiz, 35, has spent most of his life in service. He served at his parish and a cemetery in Queens, as a U.S. Marines medic in Japan and in the U.S. Navy in Washington, D.C.
A local elderly Jewish gentleman, who has rubbed elbows with Christian patriarchs and archbishops in the Holy Land, forged a friendship with the bishop of Brooklyn by penning a letter.
Jim and Angela Calncey have been married for 50 years, and Angela summed their marriage up simply: “Without Jesus you can’t do it.”
The work of the Aquinas Honor Society at Immaculate Conception Catholic Academy, Jamaica, continues to attract the attention of historical societies and politicians.
Pregnancy during Lent adds an extra layer of anticipation for new life and the glorious shouts of “Alleluia.”
A faithful delegation of Catholics from Long Island, including the Diocese of Brooklyn, gathered early on a Saturday morning to pray at the burial site of Msgr. Bernard John Quinn, April 6.
As Catholics continue on their Lenten journey, setting their sights on the final destination of the resurrection, Heart’s Home invited all to hear the testimony of a man who finished the Appalachian Trail at the age of 75. It took him eight months to hike.
Sacred Heart parish in Glendale set the tone of the penitential season by remembering the poor through almsgiving and personal sacrifice at a special Lenten Soup Supper.
On Easter Sunday, teens and adults of different backgrounds will complete their sacraments of initiation with First Communion and Confirmation, becoming full members of the Catholic Church.
In its renewed beauty, Our Lady of Miraculous Medal Church (OLMM) is a testament of the living hearts of Mary and Jesus beating in salvation of the people, said Auxiliary Bishop James Massa.