Only a few foursomes remain for the annual Bishop DiMarzio Golf Classic conducted by the DeSales Media Group that will be held at the North Hills Country Club in Manhassett, L.I., on Thursday, July 12.
Visitation Monastery, Bay Ridge, opened its doors and hosted a celebration of the Year of Vocations, welcoming all to visit the monastic grounds June 23.
The Long Island Assembly Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus conducted their 113th annual Independence Day Parade on June 23 along Court St. in Brooklyn.
The hits were flying out at MCU Park in Coney Island when the priests of the diocese took on the principals in a softball game and scored a 5-3 walk-off victory.
More than 300 Hispanic Catholic leaders from the eight dioceses of the State of New York gathered at the Desmond Hotel in the state capital, Jun. 22 – 24, for the state regional meeting of the V Encuentro.
Families – mostly mothers with their babies in strollers, fathers with their kids on their shoulders and members of different faith groups and organizations – gathered Sunday afternoon June 24 at D’Emic Playground, Sunset Park. Except the occasion wasn’t for a casual play date, but was the starting point for a march to protest the nation’s separation of immigrant families at the U.S. border.
Father Leo Song was ordained to the priesthood for the Diocese of Rockville Centre on Saturday, June 23, by Bishop John O. Barres at St. Agnes Cathedral, Rockville Centre.
The newly formed diocesan Commission on Racism and Social Justice listened to parishioners from Brooklyn explain their views, experiences and suggestions regarding the sin of racism at its first public event June 16. The four-hour listening session at St. Francis of Assisi-St. Blaise parish center in Crown Heights began with a prayer service prepared by Auxiliary Bishop Neil Tiedemann, C.P., chair of the commission.
Cardinal Juan José Omella, the Archbishop of Barcelona, Spain, was the main celebrant of a Father’s Day Mass at Holy Child Jesus Church in Richmond Hill, June 17.
The diocese honored teachers celebrating milestone anniversaries in the ministry of Catholic education at a special Mass June 8 at the Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston.