Diocesan Assignments – December 9, 2023

Rev. Kevin P. Abels, from administrator to pastor of St. Andrew the Apostle, Bay Ridge, while remaining pastor of Our Lady of Angels, Bay Ridge, effective Oct. 8. Rev. Robert Wojtek, C.Ss.R., to pastor of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Sunset Park, effective Dec. 1.

Going to Mass Has A Host of Benefits

We found the most recent letter from Bishop Robert Brennan regarding diminishing Mass attendance to be a serious and ongoing situation. 

Address Book Opens Cherished Memories

If you are a letter writer, a highlight of Advent is the opportunity to put pen to paper and greet friends and loved ones with Christmas cards reminding them that they are close to your heart in the great celebrations to come. For me, a good cup of coffee, Christmas music in the background, and a stack of Christmas cards and felt-tipped pens is a cherished ritual of Advent.