FBI Director Christopher Wray sparred with Republicans during testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee Dec. 5 about a leaked and withdrawn memo from the bureau’s Richmond, Virginia, field office about political extremism in some Catholic groups.
Sister Alphonse Louise Gendron, OP,
Many of the men who studied at Cathedral College in Douglaston during the late 1960’s and ’70’s will recognize the speech teacher I am thinking of.
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.
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We found the most recent letter from Bishop Robert Brennan regarding diminishing Mass attendance to be a serious and ongoing situation.
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.
The Diocese of Brooklyn is joining the Archdiocese of New York and the Diocese of Rockville Centre in celebrating Advent Reconciliation Monday Dec. 18.
A deadly bomb that exploded during a Mass Dec. 3 killed at least four people and injured dozens at a university in a predominantly Muslim city in southern Philippines.
Though absent from the COP28 summit in Dubai due to ongoing concerns for his health, Pope Francis sent a message for the inauguration of the first Faith Pavilion at a United Nations climate event, stressing the responsibility of religious leaders in caring for the planet.