When the Long Island Chapter of the Knights of Columbus of Kings and Queens counties rededicated itself to the fight in defense of every human life at its Pro Vita Mass this year, they were one council stronger.
Panamanian sisters Yamitzla Reid and Yariela Reid-Thomas are celebrating their faith and heritage and honoring their mother’s last wishes this week at World Youth Day in Panama.
A Mass honoring Our Lady of Altagracia, patron of the Dominican Republic, was celebrated at Our Lady of Mercy Church in Brownsville, Jan. 19.
With the government shutdown more than a month old, volunteers unpacked thousands of dollars worth of food at St. Benedict the Moor Church in Jamaica, for a special effort organized by Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens.
Newly elected New York State Attorney General Letitia James joined Christ the King High School in Middle Village for its commemoration of the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
“It is all rooted in Jesus – Dr. King was a Christian and he preached all the qualities that Christ the Lord preached in his time,” said Father Alonzo Cox, diocesan coordinator of the Vicariate of Black Catholic Concerns.
Not even two days into the new calendar year did college sophomore and Our Lady of Lourdes parishioner Vivian Argoty receive an email with the subject line: “WYD 2019 Invitation.”
About 300,000 people marched in the 46th annual March for Life in Washington D.C. Jan. 18.
Christopher Lee Coleman, 62, is not a priest of the Brooklyn Diocese – or any Roman Catholic diocese. He hasn’t been since 2014. But his recent postings on social media raised a red flag for diocesan officials who want to ensure that the faithful understand who and what Coleman is – and is not.
For weeks leading into Christmas, more than 500 entries poured into the Tablet Newspaper offices filled with colorful pieces of artwork created by students from Catholic academies, high schools and churches from around the diocese. Once again, handcrafted as labors of love, the young artists’ work showcased how they keep Christ in the Christmas season.