St. Gerard Majella Rebuilding After Vandalism Spree

Parishioners at Shrine Church of St. Gerard Majella in Hollis are flocking during this month of the rosary to the statue of the Blessed Mother in the parish’s outdoor garden, a place that was vandalized twice last month.

Longtime Organist a Key Player At St. Gregory the Great

On Oct. 6, Father Frank Black, pastor at St. Gregory the Great, blessed the new pipes at a Mass, and the parish honored Gregory Jack, the organist, for his 40 years of playing the instrument at the church.

Praying the Language of the Rosary

With October as the month of the Holy Rosary, the faithful of St. Clare’s Church in Rosedale gathered to pray for healing, discernment and vocations, as cars and buses zoomed by. 

A Catholic Convert Canonized

Since the Oratory of St. Philip Neri was established in Brooklyn, its members have been praying for the canonization of one of the most famous affiliates of this religious community, the English Cardinal John Henry Newman. And their prayers have finally been answered.

UPDATE: Governor Cuomo Speaks in Support of Mother Cabrini Statue

Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis (R-Brooklyn/Staten Island) said that she was contacted by Mayor Bill de Blasio’s office on Oct. 11 to say that Mother Cabrini is still in the running for the next round of statues to be built around the city.

Couple Praises God With Music

Albert and Elaine Tontoh spend their weekends serving the church in song. Albert plays the keyboard and Elaine leads the choir at St. Catherine of Genoa Church in East Flatbush.