When Anna Delfaus realized that her eldest daughter Marianna would be receiving her first holy Communion on the Feast of Corpus Christi, she took it as a “message from God.” That message was amplified, she said, when Marianna was also the only child to receive the sacrament during the Latin Mass, which is held on the first Sunday of the month at St. Finbar Church.
The National Association for Lay Ministry has picked Nelsa Elías, a longtime lay worker for the Diocese of Brooklyn known for her dedication and profound humility, for its 2021 Juan Diego Award.
Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens has formed Laudato Si Corporation, a green-energy initiative to generate renewable energy with arrays of solar photovoltaic panels mounted on the rooftops of residential buildings throughout the diocese.
It was a long time coming for the Diocese of Brooklyn to have its own Mother Cabrini statue, but the faithful finally got to see the final figure. Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio unveiled and blessed the statue and shrine of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini — also known as Mother Cabrini — outside her Brooklyn parish, Sacred Hearts & St. Stephen Church on June 11.
After Mass on the Feast of the Sacred Heart on June 11, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio will officially unveil and bless the Diocese of Brooklyn’s own statue of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini, also known as Mother Cabrini.
If cursive writing was an Olympic sport, Caitlyn Ngo would be a gold medalist.
A year has passed since his ordination to the priesthood and assignment as a parochial vicar for Our Lady of Angels Church, but to Father Dragan Pušić, everything still feels brand new.
When the proprietors of two of Brooklyn’s most beloved seafood restaurants are asked what they think of their closest competitor, they don’t clam up, or give a crabby answer.
In 14 months, St. Francis College will be on the move again, from its longtime Remsen Street campus to a new, state-of-the-art location a half-mile away on Livingston Street, with a famous next-door neighbor — Macy’s department store.
Summer is traditionally the season when families leave town on vacation, and church life often slows to a crawl. But in a year unlike any other, churches across the diocese are seeking to return to “normalcy” by hosting summertime events to entertain those parishioners who opt for “staycations.”