There Is a Sanctity To Marriage Vows

Marriage is sadly misunderstood in today’s world. We have confused the contract of marriage with the sacrament of marriage. 

Catechists Spread the Good News of Catholicism

Bishop Robert Brennan visited Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Queens this week to celebrate Catechetical Sunday. The Mass focused on faith-formation studies that allow children in public schools to learn about the Church and its teachings. 

Remember to Pray For The Seminarians

On Sept. 7, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of New York, offered the Mass of the Holy Spirit to inaugurate the beginning of a new academic year at Saint Joseph’s Seminary in Yonkers, New York. 

Migrants Are People, Not Political Pawns

The war of words between Mayor Eric Adams and Texas Governor Greg Abbott over the busing of migrants from the Texas-Mexico border to New York City began as petty politicking but is now bordering on the obscene.

An Increasing Role for Women in the Church

There has been much happening at the Vatican lately. Indeed, it’s been rather a large “shakeup” by Pope Francis in the offices there. It is more than simply renaming offices from “congregations” and “pontifical councils” to “dicasteries,” but truly rethinking the roles and functions of these offices, along with increased roles for women in the Vatican.

Go on a Pilgrimage in The Diocese of Brooklyn

When we think of pilgrimages, we think of holy places like the Vatican, Rome and its many churches, the Holy Land in Israel, the many shrines we can encounter in Mexico, Canada, Ireland, France, and Spain. But, in our own Diocese of Brooklyn, there are also many places where you can go on pilgrimage.