For weeks leading into Christmas, more than 500 entries poured into the Tablet Newspaper offices filled with colorful pieces of artwork created by students from Catholic academies, high schools and churches from around the diocese. Once again, handcrafted as labors of love, the young artists’ work showcased how they keep Christ in the Christmas season.
“We are here as witnesses to our faith and we know that Steven has found eternal life.”
Abby Johnson worked at Planned Parenthood for eight years before having a life-changing experience in 2009.
For nearly 500 years, the Filipino people have been dancing in praise and in honor of Jesus, under the title Señor Santo Niño de Cebú.
It was a commitment Anthony and Lisa Guarino never thought they’d have to fulfill until their friend, neighbor and fellow parishioner at Our Lady of Grace Church, Francine Labarbara, was killed by a hit-and-run driver last month.
It was their last official act of preparation before their spiritual and physical pilgrimage to World Youth Day in Panama – local pilgrims attended a Mass of Sending at the Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston.
St. Sebastian parish, Woodside, hosted a very special Three Kings’ Feast on Jan 6. After celebrating Holy Communion together, parishioners, especially those with children, were invited to the parish auditorium for games and refreshments.
Keeping traditions alive is what Brooklyn’s Three Kings Parade is all about.
With the help of music, prayer and soup, members of the Haitian community celebrated their independence day, Jan. 1, at St. Jerome Church in East Flatbush.
The diocese is sending buses to the March for Life in Washington D.C., on Friday, Jan. 18.