The Felician Sisters, who operate a mission in Haiti, returned to their convent in Lodi, New Jersey to collect emergency supplies to ship to Haiti in the wake of the earthquake.
The three major mayoral candidates — Democrat Eric Adams, Republican Curtis Sliwa and Conservative Bill Pepitone — have offered a wide range of ideas on how to address the tragedy of homelessness in New York.
Ask Vincent Nerone about the homeless population on the streets of New York since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the city, and he doesn’t hesitate. “There’s definitely more people out there,” he said.
Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Church installed an inscription in the sidewalk outside the building with the letter “M” to signify Mary, and a crown to remind all that she is the Queen of Martyrs.
Leticia Orta lost nearly everything when the remnants of Hurricane Ida flooded her basement apartment in Woodside on the night of Sept. 1. But she hasn’t lost her faith.
Father Donelson Thevenin considers himself lucky to have had a wide range of experiences — from ministering to parishioners at churches to counseling sailors aboard battleships as a U.S. Navy chaplain.
The Diocese of Brooklyn marked the 100th anniversary of the founding of St. Peter Claver Church on Sept. 9 — the saint’s feast day — with a special Mass celebrated by Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio.
One can’t blame Father Christopher O’Connor for having a reaction to a weather forecast calling for rain, especially after what he and his parishioners at St. Mary’s Winfield Church went through on Sept. 1 when the remnants of Hurricane Ida flooded the church.
In 2001, Father Gerard Sauer was a newly ordained priest at St. Patrick Church, helping guide a grieving parish through the horror of the 9/11 terror attack and its aftermath. Two decades later, he is the pastor of the Bay Ridge church, helping parishioners cope with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Chris Sorrentino still has a hard time thinking about that day. But Sept. 11 never goes away for another reason: the toxic dust at ground zero that he breathed in over the next several months and the bladder cancer he developed years later.