The Kings County Chapter of the Catholic Lawyers Guild and the Columbian Lawyers Association of Brooklyn observed the beginning of the court year Nov. 16 with their annual Red Mass at St. James Cathedral, Downtown Brooklyn.
“Witnessing the Gospel means not only speaking the word of God but to live it in our own lives,” said Sister Theresa Rickard, O.P.
Our Lady of Mercy, Brownsville, celebrated Garifuna Settlement Day in style. The holiday commemorates the arrival in 1802 of the Garifuna people in Belize, Central America, after being exiled by the British Army from the Grenadine Islands in the Caribbean. While the Garifuna people mostly settled in Belize, some also made their homes in Honduras, Guatemala, and Nicaragua.
Deacon Patrick Logsdon, 70, a deacon of the Rockville Centre Diocese was found stabbed to death outside the halfway house he managed for formerly incarcerated men.
Our Lady of the Skies Chapel at John F. Kennedy Airport in Queens held its annual fundraiser at the Cradle of Aviation Museum, Garden City, L.I.
Born and raised in Puerto Rico, Father Terry Tull takes an annual vacation to Brooklyn to visit family and friends. This year his trip has taken on a different role.
St. Camillus parish, Rockaway Park, celebrated the 100th birthday of its former pastor, the late Msgr. William Burke on Sunday, Oct. 15.
Awards to students and schools that assist the missions was the highlight of the annual Mission Sunday Mass at St. James Cathedral-Basilica, Downtown Brooklyn.
Father Pawel Lis of Holy Cross, Maspeth, welcomed and blessed pets of all kinds in the rectory garden. Dogs, cats, birds and even a few insects were brought out to receive the blessing and celebrate the Feast of St. Francis Assisi, the patron saint of animals.
Our Lady of Refuge, Flatbush, is hoping to be a light in the midst of darkness as it collects candles to send to devastated areas of Puerto Rico.