Blessed by Sister Ave

Dear Editor: The Brooklyn Diocese has been blessed with the ministry of Sister Ave Clark, O.P., an Amityville Dominican who resides in Bayside and coordinates Heart to Heart Ministry. Presently, Sister Ave gives retreats and spiritual presentations in Brooklyn, Queens and Long Island. She is a pastoral counselor and brings people hope and healing. On her prayer line, she listens and offers people comfort and compassion. Her motto is “Be a Beacon of Hope.”

Leave These ‘CHIPS’ Behind

Get your motor running, spring yourself from a cage out on Highway 9, do whatever it takes to get away from the mind-numbing, motorcycle-bedecked comedy “CHIPS” (Warner Bros.).

Catholics Concerned Over New Immigration Order

Within hours of President Donald Trump’s new executive order March 6 banning refugees from six majority-Muslim nations, Catholic and other religious groups joined secular leaders in questioning the wisdom of such a move, with others vowing to oppose it outright.

Pope Greets Kaine

Pope Francis greets U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia.

A Bensonhurst Christmas

Children of St. Mary Mother of Jesus parish, Bensonhurst, presented a living Nativity scene as the Gospel was read at Christmas Eve Mass.

2016 Year in Review

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

Dominant figures of 2016

Two of the dominant figures of 2016 were Pope Francis and President-elect Donald J. Trump.