Msgr. Marino Retires After 49 Years of Service

At St. Rosalia-Basilica of Regina Pacis Parish at the border of Bensonhurst and Dyker Heights, Mass is celebrated each week in English, Italian, Mandarin, and Spanish. Msgr. Ronald Marino grew up in a family of Italian heritage just a few blocks from the basilica.

Foundation of the Diocese Began With Immigrants

For a beautiful building with such a glorious history, the beginning of Cathedral Basilica of St. James was actually quite simple: it was born out of a desire for convenience.

Subway Hero Wins Medal From Carnegie Fund Commission

Sean Conaboy, a member of St. Michael’s Parish in Sunset Park, saved a woman from a knife-wielding attacker on a Manhattan subway platform last spring. Now, he has been recognized for his bravery by the Carnegie Hero Fund Commission.