The newest adult members of the Church came in record numbers to show their gratitude and fellowship at the diocesan Neophyte Mass, according to the director of faith formation.
Saturday night, at Easter Vigil 2019, I finally made that step that the devil made so difficult to attaint.
The first step in coping with the clergy sexual abuse crisis in the Church is to listen to the stories of the victims/survivors.That was the message delivered in the homily preached by Father Jeffry Dillon at the Diocese’s fifth annual Mass of Hope and Healing. In opening remarks, he introduced himself as “a survivor of priest sex abuse.”
The late NYPD Detective Doug LeVien was honored with the Jack and Helen Como Award at the Lt. Det. Joseph Petrosino Association annual awards dinner, May 2.
The Heyer’s are part of a big Italian family in the middle of a large Italian parish. They were expected to have a baby and they did. But it wasn’t until after their first-born that their plans of having a full house began to fall apart.
A street sign forever memorializing FBI special agent Edwin R. Woodriffe, a hero from the Brooklyn Diocese, now stands tall in Bedford-Stuyvesant.
In Lauren Gentry’s eyes, the stage she envisioned and prepared for was set. As a young college student from Nebraska majoring in theatre, she secured an internship at the theatre capital of the world – New York City. With the big city lights ahead of her, Gentry knew the Big Apple was calling her name. In the most divine way of peculiar circumstances, so was God.
Immersing oneself into the devotion of Divine Mercy Sunday is akin to emerging from the waters of a second baptism, explained Father Lukasz Kubiak of St. Helen, Howard Beach.
About 450 “Distinguished Parishioners” were recognized – some for their dedication to parish ministry, and others for their generous financial contributions – in an evening prayer service celebrated by Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio at the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph in Prospect Heights.
Regardless of the weather on Holy Saturday, whether the clouds pour rain or the skies remain clear, one can expect hundreds of members of the Movimiento de Jornadas de Vida Cristiana (Jornadas) to make their evangelizing presence known throughout the streets of Brooklyn or Queens during their annual Way of the Cross or Caminata.