Christian Artist Donehey Believes Faith & Music Helped Save His Life

For Msgr. Jamie Gigantiello, finding the right artists to perform at the Emmaus Center is a labor of love, and he believes that renowned Contemporary Christian artist Mike Donehey, who will perform at the center on Tuesday, Oct. 13, is that rare artist who checks off all the right boxes. 

Golden-Voiced Tenor Macchio Honored to Perform at Emmaus

While Christopher Macchio is a world-renowned tenor who has performed in some of the most esteemed venues around the globe, including Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, the Apollo Theater, and the White House, he holds a special place in his heart for the Diocese of Brooklyn’s Emmaus Center. 

Only in Print: Msgr. Ferrari Shares How Country Music Has Always Inspired Him

When country legend Charley Pride asked the musical question “Is Anybody Goin’ to San Antone” in his chart-topping hit from 1970, he probably did not envision a young graduate from Cathedral College Seminary in Queens, New York driving across New York State in a used pickup truck listening to his music.

Bishop’s Golf Classic Goes Way off ‘Course’

At first, it seemed like the perfect day for a golf outing. The skies were blue, the sun was shining, and the weather was just right, but Mother Nature was about to serve up a surprise.

Multi-Talented Music Director Has Ties to Both St. Francis Schools

Michael Fontana has dedicated the past 30 years of his life to producing and directing pastoral music in the Roman Catholic tradition. He also has a rich background in music as a composer — having published his first piece of organ music at the age of 18 — and has continued to compose, with several pieces published last year.

Music Helps Fill the Church At the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph

Music Director Alejandro Zuleta and Choir Leader Cristina Maria Castro at the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph in Prospect Heights believe that music is the best medicine to bring parishioners back to the pews following the Covid pandemic.

The ‘Technology Superintendent’

Deacon Kevin McCormack, the newly-named superintendent of Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Brooklyn, has spent nearly 40 years guiding students at Xaverian, first as a teacher and then as principal for the past 15 years.