School officials project that Bay Ridge Catholic Academy will open with 400 students, which would make it one of the biggest elementary schools in the diocese.
Even at a relatively young age, Maya Wierciszewski, an eighth-grader at Notre Dame Catholic Academy, Ridgewood, realizes the importance of praying the rosary for the unborn.
WILLIAMSBURG — Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Williamsburg was vandalized before dawn on Nov. 3, as a suspect damaged a $5,000 statue of St. Jude located outside the church’s rectory.
Heavy rain didn’t stop hundreds of people from packing into the pews at Our Lady of Sorrows, Corona, for a standing room-only Sunday Mass on Oct. 27.
A woman was punched as she was leaving St. Michael’s Church in Flushing on Oct. 28, the New York City Police Department said.
“We hope to not only dress like the saints on the outside, but to be saints on the inside,” said Father Frank Tumino, the pastor at St. Thomas the Apostle.
The Missionaries of Charity sisters joined hundreds of the faithful gathered for field Masses held each year at the four Catholic cemeteries operated by the Diocese of Brooklyn on All Souls Day — a day when Catholics all over the world attend Mass and visit their deceased loved ones at the cemetery.
On Nov.1, when the Catholic Church celebrated the communion of saints on All Saints’ Day, the community of seminarians from the four different diocesan schools of formation witnessed Father James Kuroly installed as the new rector of Cathedral Preparatory School and Seminary.
St. Anselm Catholic Academy and Holy Angels Catholic Academy will merge to form Bay Ridge Catholic Academy, the Diocese of Brooklyn announced on Oct. 31.
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio made his third “apostolic visit” to Buffalo, N.Y., to conclude his fact-finding mission in the Diocese of Buffalo, where Bishop Richard Malone faces accusations of covering up sexual abuse of minors by priests.