A grand celebration of the Diocese of Brooklyn was on exhibit Sunday at the Cathedral Basilica of St. James during a Mass to memorialize two centuries of Catholic faith.
Some adjustments to prayers are subtle, leaving some Catholics asking, “why?” The answer is rooted in history, starting with the founding of the Church, when its ancient texts were written in Latin.
The Star Council Award is the highest honor given to a parish council of the Knights of Columbus. Council #5911 from St. Anastasia Parish in Douglaston received the award in 2006 and again this year.
For Sister Caroline Tweedy R.S.M., it wasn’t an “Ah-ha moment” that led her to join the Sisters of Mercy. Rather, it just seemed like the practical thing to do.
A new facility designed to give children a chance to deepen their faith through artistic expression is poised to open in September in a neighborhood that local Catholic clergy members say really needs it.
Cardinal Timothy Dolan of the Archdiocese of New York will be the main celebrant at a Mass on Sunday, Aug. 14, to mark the 200th Anniversary of the establishment of St. James Parish in Downtown Brooklyn — which later became the Cathedral Basilica of St. James.
The sound of music was alive again on July 28 with the return of the annual summer concert on the Queen’s campus of St. John’s University after a two-year hiatus because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Anyone passing by Clavin’s Funeral Home in Bay Ridge on July 28 knew that someone important was being waked. A line that began on the second floor of the landmark establishment snaked out the door, and down the block. Friends patiently waited in line to pay their respects to Michael Long, the former state chairman of the Conservative Party and church activist, who died July 24.
A graduate student with a one-year-old son is getting help to pay for daycare while she concentrates on her studies, thanks to a pro-life foundation dedicated to assisting pregnant students and those with young children.
Therese Panicali believes it was a leap of faith that helped her follow her heart’s dream to pursue a career in music.