Irish Remember What Catholic Schools Have Done for Them

It seems only fitting that the proceeds from The Great Irish Fair are donated to support Catholic education in Brooklyn and Queens. One by one, the honorees at the Fair in Coney Island this past weekend came to the microphone to accept their laurels and almost to a man or woman, they thanked their teachers in Catholic schools for the success they have had in life.

Thousands of Miles Away, Pope’s Message Is for Us

By anyone’s standards, Pope Francis’ visit last week to Colombia was a great success. Except for maybe his doctor’s, since the Holy Father did return home with a shiner over and under his left eye.

For Brother Michel, Life Was a Great Adventure

When Brother Michel Bettigole, O.S.F., died this week, it was not exactly a shock. Although the time of death is never fully anticipated, Brother Michel’s health has not been good for several years. Diabetes had taken its toll and finally had the final word on his earthly existence.