Community Debates Sale of Angel Guardian Home

Hours after Dyker Heights seniors rallied with politicians to keep their senior center open at its current site, their request was granted. But the community’s conflict with the Mercy Sisters runs deeper than a lease agreement.

Charities Expands Addiction Treatment Services to Teens

Efforts to combat America’s opioid crisis are poised to be at the forefront of the nation’s priorities this new year, and Catholic Charities recently launched an adolescent addiction treatment program for teenagers.

Little Snow Can’t Dampen OL Guadalupe Celebration

The first snowfall of the season may have kept some city residents close to home last Saturday, but a few flakes didn’t stop devotees of Our Lady of Guadalupe from celebrating her feast at St. Matthias Church.

Christmas Tree Lightings, Dec. 9 – 20

Dec. 8 – St. Mary Mother of Jesus, Bensonhurst, 8-8:30 p.m. Dec. 9 – St. Andrew the Apostle, Bay Ridge, 5:45 p.m. – Regina Pacis, Bensonhurst, 6 p.m. – St. Bernard, Mill Basin,  6 p.m. – St. Ephrem, Dyker Heights, 6 p.m. – Our Lady of Guadalupe, Dyker Heights, 6:30 p.m. – Sacred Hearts of […]

Pakistani Ministry Marks 25th Year in Diocese

On the first Sunday of Advent, the diocesan ministry to Pakistani immigrants marked its 25th anniversary with an evening Mass, celebrated in English and Urdu, and a reception at Immaculate Heart of Mary parish in Windsor Terrace.

TPS Emergency Townhall Meeting

In response to the Department of Homeland Security’s recent announcement about Temporary Protective Status (TPS), Haitian Americans United for Progress Inc., will present an Emergency Immigration Townhall Meeting at Sacred Heart Auditorium, Cambria Heights, on Dec. 2, 6 to 8 p.m.

Immigrants Feel Strength in Numbers at Migration Mass

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.