Regardless of their status under U.S. laws, local immigrants had no question about their status in the Church of Brooklyn and Queens last weekend: They felt welcomed as they came together to share faith in God and unity with each other at the diocesan Migration Day Mass, Nov. 18.
Local pastors enjoyed a foretaste of Christmas when Maimonides Medical Center, Borough Park, kicked off its annual Celebration of Light program Nov. 8.
Close to 1,000 local residents and families struggling to make ends meet were able to sit down to a traditional turkey dinner with all the trimmings this Thanksgiving, thanks to Catholic Charities.
From the immigrant who arrived last week to the families that trace their roots back several generations, the Basilica of Our Lady of Perpetual Help has been a welcoming beacon of faith in Sunset Park for 125 years.
Queen of the Rosary Catholic Academy in Williamsburg is offering a significantly reduced tuition rate for any school children displaced from their homes in Puerto Rico or the U.S. Virgin Islands due to the recent hurricanes.
Building on more than a century of tradition, the Jesuits are back in Brooklyn embarking on a new approach to collaborative ministry with a focus on youth and young adults.
School children sang the praises of the Blessed Mother as they prayed the Rosary in union with each other and their diocesan bishop at the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph, Prospect Heights, Oct. 11.
Morning drop-off was busier than usual at St. Bernard Catholic Academy in Mill Basin, as parents arrived not only with their children in tow, but also cases of bottled water, formula, diapers and paper towels.
Twenty-five years ago, Wyn Powers felt inspired to “do something” to help end abortion. Her idea was simple: pray the Holy Rosary to promote respect for life, especially the unborn, and encourage others to do the same.
Balloons, confetti and shouts of “Viva Maria,” marked the 10th annual feast of Our Lady of Sorrows, also known as Maria Santissima Addolorata, on the streets of Bensonhurst last Saturday.