With all the phony news about Russia being broadcast, it would be good to remember that concerns for that Asian country have been going on for years.
Students from the Catholic schools of Brooklyn and Queens were the big hits at Diocese of Brooklyn Night hosted by the Brooklyn Cyclones at Coney Island’s MCU Park.
I recently read a magazine article that claimed Pope Francis was becoming a very unpopular pope because of some of the positions that he espoused. The piece singled out his immigration stance and views on divorced Catholics.
When Dorothy Bennett died, her friends knew immediately that she had to be memorialized in some way. A catechist in St. Lucy-St. Patrick’s parish, Fort Greene, Dorothy Bennett was one of the first Associates of the Brooklyn Sisters of Mercy in the 1980s. She volunteered as a Girl Scout leader and worked at the Mercy Motherhouse on Willoughby Ave.
A good time was had by all at the annual Bishop DiMarzio Golf Classic conducted by DeSales Media, the parent company of The Tablet. The outing took place July 13 at the North Hills Country Club in Manhasset, L.I. (See photos in centerfold.)
It was a day 58 years in the making. And for Gerard Langone serving as Capo No. 1 at the 12-day Feast that honors Our Lady of Mount Carmel and St. Paulinus in Williamsburg, it was well worth the wait.
Fully Catholic. Fully American. That’s how the late NYPD Detective Steven McDonald was described last weekend at the Knights of Columbus’ 112th annual Fourth of July Parade in Brooklyn on June 24.
The incivility of politics, and how the media covers it, hit new lows this week as pundits shamefully politicized the shooting of a Republican Congressman.
We’re currently in production for our next season of On the Block, our NET-TV interview show that features interviews with priests of the metropolitan area.
Aside from the gift of Holy Orders that Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio bestows upon the newly ordained priests of the diocese, he also presents each one with a special gift.