St. Athanasius Parish in Bensonhurst needs donations of cash and non-perishable food stuffs to stock its pandemic-era food pantry. The donations will help the pantry stay in operation until permanent funding sources are secured, parish officials said.
St. John’s University held a groundbreaking ceremony May 12 for a new Health Sciences Center on its Queens campus, to be the home of its recently approved degree program in nursing.
St. Clement Pope Parish, Jamaica, was the site for the celebration of the final profession of five sisters, who came from different parts of the country, from the community of the Missionary Daughters of Mater Ecclesiae on April 30.
Brother Campion Lally (second from right with former teachers and members of the Franciscan Brothers of Brooklyn, from left, William Boslet, Gabriel O’Brien, Kevin Smith, and Ferdinand Vogrin) received the Msgr. Francis X Downing Award
Thomas Wolfe famously said that you can’t go home again, but that rule never applied to Thomas Marchesiello, the director of music and liturgy at St. Ephrem’s Roman Catholic Church in Dyker Heights.
Ask Father Peter Rayder what he credits for his return as pastor to American Martyrs parish in Bayside, Queens — after spending six weeks in a coma — and his answer is emphatic: “It was the power of prayer.”
Author Joe Benevento says his novels and poetry spring from the story of his youth — spent as one of seven children of an Italian-American family in Richmond Hill.
Sisters Julia and Siobhan O’Sullivan have always been close but they became closer when Siobhan was diagnosed with leukemia in 2019 at age nine.
Growing up on the streets of Bedford-Stuyvesant at a time when gun violence was a regular occurrence, Edwing Lachapelle never imagined he would be working on a farm on the grounds of a monastery in Jamaica Estates.
A collective 6,780 years of service to God was celebrated on Saturday, May 7, as women and men religious from the Diocese of Brooklyn gathered at Immaculate Conception Center for their Jubilee Mass.