Three men who heard God’s calling to the priesthood moved one step closer to their goal when they were ordained as traditional deacons in a July 10 Mass at St. Luke’s Church.
Archbishop Thomas Wenski of Miami paid a visit to the collapsed Surfside, Florida condo tower site, where he met with first responders and got a close-up view of the devastation.
As the world prays for Pope Francis to enjoy a full recovery following his colon surgery, doctors are busy explaining symptomatic stenotic diverticulitis, the condition afflicting the 84-year-old pontiff.
The city’s first Election Day using ranked-choice voting is in the books, but the final chapter has yet to be written. Guardian Angels founder Curtis Sliwa won the Republican Party nomination for mayor in the June 22 primary — topping Fernando Mateo, 68.92% to 26.90%, according to the Board of Elections.
A red shopping bag hanging on the doorknob at the entrance to The BookMark Shoppe on Third Avenue carries the clever message, “Reading is Cheaper than Therapy.”
When Gilberto Perez feels the need to pray in the middle of the night, he knows where to go: a chapel tucked behind the altar of his parish church, Our Lady of Sorrows.
“Officially, we are a part of this amazing diocese. I am grateful to God,” Father Israel Perez said on June 30, the day he and four of his fellow priests were incardinated and officially became part of the Diocese of Brooklyn.
The pastor of the church closest to the collapsed condo tower in Surfside, Florida, expressed gratitude for the many people and organizations that have stepped up to help families of the victims still trapped in the rubble.
Bishop Kevin Sweeney smiles when he remembers his reaction to the phone call he received in March of 2020 from a Vatican official, calling to say Pope Francis was naming him the new bishop of the Diocese of Paterson, New Jersey.
Tillie Tarantino Way, the street named after her mother in 2017, is the most visible example of Angela Aragona’s family ties to Williamsburg, which date back more than 100 years.