ON JAN. 13 THE General Secretariat of the Synod of Bishops published a “preparatory document” for the 2018 Synod on Young People, Faith and Vocational Discernment.
Children’s author Michael Sampson appeared at Divine Wisdom Catholic Academy, Douglaston, during Catholic Schools Week to share his books and to inspire students to write and read.
Jurors unanimously agreed to sentence Dylann Roof to death for killing nine black churchgoers.
The St. Francis College Board of Trustees has named Dr. Timothy J. Houlihan as interim president of St. Francis College, Brooklyn Heights.
Children of St. Mary Mother of Jesus parish, Bensonhurst, presented a living Nativity scene as the Gospel was read at Christmas Eve Mass.
Dominant figures of 2016 World Youth Day 2016 The Jubilee Year Ends as Call for Mercy Continues Faces of the Diocese 2016 Two New Bishops Trump Wins the Presidency Signs of the Times – 2016 The Year in Quotes: 2016
Two of the dominant figures of 2016 were Pope Francis and President-elect Donald J. Trump.
About 600 young people from Brooklyn and Queens attended World Youth Day in Krakow, Poland, July 25-31.
Most of the calendar year 2016 was part of the Jubilee Year called by Pope Francis.