Mary, Queen of Women’s History

During the month of March, the secular world celebrates Women’s History Month. In a particular way, the world reflects on the important roles that women have made, and are making, in society. 

Alabama’s IVF Ruling Causes a Pause

Court overruled a lower state court to affirm that frozen human embryos used for in vitro fertilization would be protected under Alabama’s Wrongful Death of a Minor Act.

Diocesan Lenten Pilgrimage Begins

In Rome, they have a great tradition of visiting Station Churches, which are churches in Rome that are appointed for special morning and evening liturgical celebrations during Lent. 

Celebrating A Catholic Education

And so ends another Catholic Schools Week, with the Diocese of Brooklyn celebrating Catholic education within all its schools and academies. 

Catholics Who Helped Make Black History

“Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom” (2 Corinthians 3:17). Once again, another Black History Month has begun. The announced national theme for the 2024 observance is “African Americans and the Arts,” a focus on African, Caribbean, and African American experiences in film, music, literature, fashion, architecture, visual and performing arts, and other forms of cultural expression.

We Marched, & Must Always March for Life

The 2024 March for Life was an important time. Yes, we still suffer from the effects of Roe v. Wade (1973), that U.S. Supreme Court decision that has so shaped the last 50-plus years of existence, so much for the worse, in our beloved nation, the United States of America. 

Speak Up in the Second Round of the Synod

After the first session of the Vatican’s Synod on Synodality — which we as a Church prepared for in our parishes, nationally, and internationally — concluded in October 2023, there are many questions that the Church needs to focus on as we prepare for the second session of the Synod on Synodality, which will be held in October 2024 at the Vatican.

In the Holy Land, a Tragic Christmas

In 2023, for Christians, the unthinkable has happened: In Bethlehem in the West Bank, the birthplace of Jesus Christ, the place where Christmas began, Christmas has been canceled.