Clue: He’s a former teacher at Cathedral Preparatory High School who appeared on Jeopardy! Answer: Who is Ed Condon?
On Jan. 13, St. Agnes Academic High School announced it will be closing at the end of this school year. Sister Peggy McVetty, OP, prioress of the Sisters of St. Dominic of Amityville, wrote the “decision to end 112 years of excellent education had been most difficult.”
Father Carlo Graziano, an extern priest from Italy who served at St. Athanasius for more than two decades, died of complications of COVID-19 at Maimonides Medical Center on Jan. 18, parish officials confirmed.
A special prayer service was held at Our Lady of Victory Church in Bedford-Stuyvesant on Jan. 18, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, to celebrate the civil rights icon’s life and legacy.
The devastating effect COVID-19 has had on New York City’s businesses can be seen in plain sight in Bay Ridge. The space that the Century 21 Department Store occupied at 472 86th St. for nearly 60 years now stands empty.
Cathy Donohoe cut class in 1974 to attend the first annual March for Life with her father. Forty-six years later, she’ll be down in Washington D.C. again, on January 29th, to show her support for the unborn despite the pandemic.
On Dec. 29, 2020, a 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck Petrinja, Croatia, and surrounding areas — killing seven people, injuring at least 26, and damaging homes, churches, and other buildings. The earthquake was reported as one of the country’s strongest in history and parishioners from Most Precious Blood Church wanted to offer their support.
Cleanliness is next to godliness, as the old saying goes. At churches all over the Diocese of Brooklyn, parishioners take that famous adage seriously by volunteering to clean churches.
From his Toronto studio, Timothy Schmalz kept close tabs on the month-long display in Brooklyn of his immigrant-themed, 20-foot sculpture, “Angels Unawares.”
Inspired by Pope Francis, who recently declared 2021 as the “Year of Joseph” in his apostolic letter “Patris corde,” the Diocese of Brooklyn will be engaging in a “Year of Renewal for Catholic Education.” The overarching goal of the campaign is to strengthen the understanding that Catholic education is evangelization.