More than 30 schools participated in the annual diocesan Aquinas Expos, which were held earlier this month at St. Peter Catholic Academy, Bensonhurst, and St. Margaret Catholic Academy, Middle Village.
Msgr. Jamie Gigantiello, pastor of Our Lady of Mount Carmel parish, Williamsburg, blesses Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming.
“Teens talk to teens differently,” said Paron. “That’s why high school journalism matters.You can talk to other young people and get a story that no one else can get. If you’re not talking to them, that means 26 percent of the population isn’t getting their voice heard and part of the tenet in journalism is to be a voice to the voiceless.”
The renewal of the permanent diaconate is one of the greatest legacies of the Second Vatican Council. The service of deacons in the Church is documented from apostolic times. A strong tradition, attested by St. Irenaeus, sees the origin of the diaconate in the institution of the “seven” mentioned in the Acts of the Apostles.
Twelve men will be ordained to the permanent diaconate by Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio at St. Joseph Co-Cathedral, Prospect Heights, on Saturday, May 27, at 10 a.m.
Father James Devine, chaplain at the Msgr. William Burke Knights of Columbus Council in Rockaway Beach, blesses the Memorial to the Unborn that had been stolen and then was found.
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Msgr. Michael J. Hardiman, pastor of St. Patrick Church, Bay Ridge, recalled Bishop Emeritus Thomas V. Daily as a “good man and a great role model. He was one of my best teachers,” he said.
Fourth-degree Knights of Columbus stood guard during the public viewings in Brooklyn and Douglaston for the late Bishop Emeritus Thomas V. Daily, and members attended the funeral in force for their brother Knight. Bishop Daily joined the order in 1952, and served as supreme chaplain from 1987 to 2005.
“The greatest heritage that Bishop Daily left each of us in this diocese is an abundant supply of faith, hope and charity.”