In response to the recent violence in Charlottesville, Va., Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio will celebrate a Mass for Solidarity and Peace on at St. James Cathedral-Basilica, Downtown Brooklyn, on Thursday, Aug. 24 at 7:30 p.m.
Sacrificing one week from their summer plans, 10 high school student leaders, some from the Rockville Centre Diocese, but most from St. John the Baptist parish, Bedford-Stuyvesant, answered the call to be bold when it comes to learning about their faith, courageous when it aligns with their actions and willing to serve the greater Brooklyn and Queens community.
Our Lady of Angels parish in Bay Ridge will close the celebration of its 125th anniversary year in September with four events.
Look up the word “revival” and the definitions include “a period of renewed religious interest” and “an emotional evangelistic meeting.”
Simply stated, without priests, there is no Eucharist, and without the Eucharist, there is no Church. So on the same day the Catholic Church celebrated the feast day of St. John Vianney, the patron saint for diocesan priests, seminarians from the Cathedral House of Formation in Douglaston, celebrated a special Mass and barbecue with Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio as the diocese officially opened its Year of Vocations.
Auxiliary Bishop James Massa was the celebrant of the Solemn High Mass in Latin according to the Tridentine Rite at Holy Name Church.
Hosted by the Cyclones at MCU Park
St. Francis College, Brooklyn Heights, has announced that Dr. Miguel Martinez-Saenz will be the 19th president in the college’s 160-year history. He will begin his term in September at the start of the 2017-2018 academic year, taking over for interim president, Timothy J. Houlihan, who filled the position after the death of Brendan J. Dugan ’68 in December of 2016.
St. Leo’s parish in Corona has many riches to help build the kingdom of God including two worship sites, a strong English- and Spanish-speaking parish base and the 74-year-long marriage of Nicholas and Nancy Pennetti.
A small group of military servicemen and women attended an information session at St. Francis College, Brooklyn Heights, July 26 to gather intel on how to begin a new journey of sorts: serving their communities in the classroom through a national program called Troops to Teachers.