Wyoming Bishop’s Decades of Abuse Destroyed Lives, Traumatized Families

As parishioners attended the Feast of the Assumption Mass inside Guardian Angels Catholic Church on August 15, members of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) gathered outside on the sidewalk for a press conference marking an occasion that many believed would never come.

Diocesan Assignments: September 7, 2019


Rev. Msgr. David L. Cassato, from pastor of St. Athanasius, Bensonhurst, and from administrator of St. Dominic, Bensonhurst, to pastor of the newly-merged parish of Saint Athanasius – Saint Dominic, Bensonhurst, while remaining coordinator of ministry to the Italian immigrants, effective, Sept. 1.

Sister Marilyn Hartmann

Sister Marilyn Hartmann, C.S.J., a sister of St. Joseph, Brentwood, for 64 years, died in April at the Maria Regina Residence, the sisters’ nursing home.

Metropolitan Museum Celebrates Rock & Roll’s Signature Sound

On the fiftieth anniversary year of Woodstock and for the first time in an art museum, The Metropolitan Museum of Art (Met) and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will examine the most important objects used to create and perform rock music: the instruments.

Celebrating Freedom With Barbecues and Fireworks

While celebrating the Fourth of July this week, I remembered the first time I spent the holiday in the United States almost three decades ago. I grew up in Cuba, where the celebration of national holidays — as with almost any aspect of daily life — was run by the government.