A Celebration for Our Lady Of Knock in Richmond Hill

After Pope Francis visited Our Lady of Knock in Ireland on the morning of Sunday Aug. 26, Holy Child Jesus parish in Richmond Hill held their own Our Lady of Knock celebration that same afternoon.

Elmhurst Parish Shows Off New Look on Parish Feast

As St. Bartholomew Church celebrated its parish feast day, the Elmhurst parish was also proud of its new looks – showing off the completion of its $3 million renovation as Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio celebrated Mass and blessed the church Aug. 24.

Gearing Up for Second Round Of Summer Sing in Forest Hills

Our Lady of Mercy Church in Forest Hills hosted its first of two Summer Sings in Queens featuring Mozart’s Requiem on Aug. 16. The Forest Hills Choir, in conjunction with the Queens Oratorio Society and Schola Sine Nomine, sponsored the event. The requiem was co-conducted by local, accomplished maestros, David Close and Ben Arendsen.

In the Footsteps of the Sisters of St. Joseph

I first saw the flyer for the pilgrimage when I was headed to class one day at St. Joseph’s College in Clinton Hill, and I knew instantly that I wanted to be a part of that spiritual journey. I applied to be considered for the pilgrimage, not knowing about Le Puy and not knowing much about the Sisters of St. Joseph. I applied because I felt called to.

Civil Rights Road Trip

Fifty years after the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and a year after racial violence broke out in Charlottesville, Va., one Brooklyn priest made a powerful pilgrimage this summer to cities and landmarks associated with the civil rights movement.

Group Wedding in Bensonhurst

History was made at Regina Pacis Church this summer when the Bensonhurst parish celebrated its first group wedding ceremony.

NET’s Live Coverage of Papal Trip

Pope Francis’ pastoral visit to Ireland this weekend will be carried live on NET-TV, the cable television of the Diocese of Brooklyn.