A community celebration of Chinese New Year drew crowds to St. Michael’s parish in Flushing, Feb. 10.
World Day for Consecrated Life was celebrated Feb. 2 in the Diocese of Brooklyn with an afternoon presentation featuring Sister Elizabeth Johnson, C.S.J., followed by Mass celebrated by Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio and a renewal of vows at the diocesan offices in Park Slope.
Sister Marie de Montfort Shields, C.S.J., a Sister of St. Joseph, Brentwood, for 72 years, died Jan. 10 at the Maria Regina Residence, Brentwood.
Newly elected New York State Attorney General Letitia James joined Christ the King High School in Middle Village for its commemoration of the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Justice is a word that creates so many emotions and reactions. Merriam Webster has named the noun its Word of the Year for 2018. The word saw a 74 percent spike on the company’s website from the previous year.
Auxiliary Bishop James Massa was installed as the new pastor of Holy Family-St. Thomas Aquinas parish in Park Slope, by Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio, Dec. 9.
The Law Offices of Seddio and Carone in Canarsie hosted its annual lighting of its Christmas display Dec. 2.
An early Christmas gift was hand delivered to Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio by the Knights of Columbus from Msgr. Sherman Council No. 5103 in Glendale. Members presented him with a “Keep Christ In Christmas” Lionel boxcar.
The Tri-State Italian-American Congress held its annual scholarship award prayer service at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Williamsburg Nov. 29.
Celebrating the spirit of Thanksgiving, a Park Slope teacher and her students have been hard at work decorating bags that will soon be used to deliver God’s love and good food to thousands in the New York area.