Bridgeport Bishop Frank Caggiano will be the keynote speaker as the diocese holds a Diaconate Convocation on Sunday, April 15, which will celebrate 40 years of the permanent diaconate in the Diocese of Brooklyn.
The parish community of St. Nicholas of Tolentine, Jamaica, welcomedAuxiliary Bishop James Massa to celebrate Easter Sunday Mass.
Parishioners at St. Rita’s in Long Island City were notified last weekend that a Colombian priest once assigned to their parish has been accused of sexual abuse against a minor in Colombia.
I made the call around the same time when I had settled on attending Mass in the most unconventional way. I would sit with my dogs, parked outside a church on Sundays, and follow along in my missal. It was one way I coped with having survived clergy abuse as a child and teen.
The Little Sisters of the Poor celebrated their 150th anniversary of coming to the United States with a Mass of thanksgiving April 9 at St. Nicholas of Tolentine, Jamaica.
Sitting on the floor of their little chapel in Bedford-Stuyvesant, surrounded by the women they serve, the Missionaries of Charity celebrated the silver jubilee of their work in the Brooklyn Diocese with Mass on the morning of the Feast of Annunciation, April 9.
On Divine Mercy Sunday, April 8, a diverse congregation of Italian, Polish and English-speaking parishioners gathered at Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Church, Ridgewood, for a prayer service celebrated by Auxiliary Bishop Witold Mroziewski.
Members of the Sister Thea Bowman Choir of the Diocese of Rockville Centre, Long Island, pray before singing at a prayer service April 4 commemorating the life and mission of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
To observe the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., members of District Council 9 and International Union of Painters and Allied Trades dedicated their skills to the Fort Greene community.
Parishioners at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary and St. Stanislaus Bishop & Martyr Parish renacted the Stations of the Cross on Good Friday.