Different Faiths Band Together to Help Vandalized Brooklyn Church

Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams joined Muslim and Jewish leaders and other elected officials in offering moral and financial support to the Catholic community Dec. 4 after a vandal desecrated statues in front of Our Lady of Consolation Church, Williamsburg.

Father Varela – A Saint Waiting For a Miracle

Auxiliary Bishop Octavio Cisneros was the special guest speaker of the evening “Félix Varela, On the 230th Anniversary of His Birth,” organized by the Cuban Cultural Center of New York, and celebrated Nov. 20 in the Church of the Transfiguration, Manhattan.

Sister Ave Honored for Extraordinary Ministry

Be a light for those less fortunate – Sister Ave Clark, O.P., encouraged those came out to honor her as she received the St. Catherine of Siena Award from her fellow Sisters of St. Dominic, Amityville, for her extraordinary outreach ministries.

New York Auxiliary Bishop Accused of Sexual Abuse

In the latest allegations of sexual abuse to hit the U.S Catholic Church, Bishop John Jenik, an auxiliary bishop in the Archdiocese of New York, has been accused of sexual abuse and is now under review by the Vatican.

Exhibit Explores Votives: A Human Way to Grasp at the Transcendent

The leading institution celebrates its 25th anniversary with a series of landmark exhibitions, including: “Agents of Faith: Votive Objects in Time and Place.” This exhibit features more than 250 artifacts from a diverse provenance, tracing the material route of the universal practice of votive offering throughout centuries, cultures and geographies.

Kidney Donor Search Leads to Times Square Billboard

When Marc Weiner became eligible for a kidney transplant, Dawn Del Mastro-Chruma wanted to help. Being the president of a billboard company that advertises in Times Square enabled her to put out the call for a kidney donor in a big way – with a billboard that estimated 1.5 million people daily.