Norma Grannumhas attended St. Clare for over 40 years and was inspired to protest for racial justice after watching footage of George Floyd’s death.
The diocesan CYO is working extra hard to ensure a safe return to youth sports.
In one old cartoon from The Tablet, a parishioner leaving church commented that a priest must have been a geometry teacher before, “because his homilies had so many tangents.”
On June 27 at 11 a.m., Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio will have laid his hands on the heads of four men
who will promise celibacy, simplicity, obedience, and prayer in service of God’s people. In so doing
they will be ordained priests for the Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens.
Bay Ridge business owners reopened on June 22 under Phase Two in the coronavirus recovery, with many expressing cautious optimism for the future.
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio touched on the COVID-19 pandemic in his homily during the annual Chrism Mass at St. Joseph’s Co-Cathedral on June 19.
“You learn not from what people say, but what you see around all the time.” Days away from her 100th birthday, Sister Canis Walsh, R.S.H.M. is looking back on everything she’s learned, everyone she’s met, and everything she’s seen during her century on this earth.
Catholic churches in the Diocese of Brooklyn have been closed for Mass since March 20. They reopened last month for private prayer. Starting June 29, they will be open once again for Mass.
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio and other prominent immigration advocates in the Diocese of Brooklyn praised the Supreme Court’s DACA decision and expressed solidarity with the Dreamers.
Remote learning has been especially difficult for special needs children, according to educators and advocates, who said lessons took much longer to set up each school day.