Almost every day, the Discalced Carmelite nuns at the Monastery of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel and St. Joseph roll up their sleeves to bake their made-to-order altar bread.
Nestle Brunache is a teacher by trade, but a restauranteur by a blessing. And who does he thank for that? God, and the community in Prospect Heights that comes to the table at BK9 Kitchen and Bar.
Chinese priests in Brooklyn are taking a “wait-and-see” approach to reports the government in their homeland might be planning to ignore the renewed two-year deal with the Vatican over the selection of bishops.
Father Franklin Ezeorah has given a great deal of thought to the message he wants to get across in the homily he will deliver at the Black History Month Mass on Sunday, Feb. 28, at the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph.
A new state law allowing couples to hire women to give birth to their children for a fee will have all sorts of negative ramifications, according to Catholic leaders and pro-life supporters who are speaking out against it.
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio is denying a sexual abuse allegation made by a man who filed a lawsuit against the Archdiocese of Newark and the bishop. The man claims Bishop DiMarzio, who was then a priest in New Jersey, abused him when he was a child.
Jasmine Zuniga is one of the hundreds of people, called catechumens, who are enrolled in the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) in the Diocese of Brooklyn and have been busy studying in their local parishes to be baptized into the Catholic Church. On Feb. 21, Jasmine and her fellow catechumens took part in the Rite of Election.
Following appeals and review processes that have been going on since the fall, the city’s Department of Education (DOE) has reinstated “Pre-K for All” programs in three diocesan schools next year.
Pews, chairs, and a church bell, all formerly used in Diocese of Brooklyn churches, have a new home at the Cathedral of St. Anne in Anse-à-Veau, Haiti. The diocese donated these historical pieces to help the cathedral get ready for Anse-à-Veau’s upcoming tricentennial celebration in July.
This Ash Wednesday, priests and bishops across the Diocese of Brooklyn imposed ashes in a new way due to the ongoing pandemic. Under Pope Francis’ recommendation, ashes were sprinkled on worshippers’ heads instead of drawing the sign of the cross on the forehead.