Growing up on the streets of Bedford-Stuyvesant at a time when gun violence was a regular occurrence, Edwing Lachapelle never imagined he would be working on a farm on the grounds of a monastery in Jamaica Estates.
The year was 1917. America had just entered World War I. It was also a somber time in church history — black Catholics were not welcomed to worship within the same space as their white Catholic brothers and sisters.
Fifteen new academies opened this fall and diocesan bishops have been visiting them to commemorate their first year.
Patrick Morgan promotes the Dorothy Bennett Mercy Center’s mission, helping families overcome negative influences that impact their well-being and self-sufficiency.
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio and Rockville Centre Bishop William Murphy will celebrate a Mass commemorating the 75th anniversary of the death of the Servant of God Msgr. Bernard John Quinn. The liturgy will be conducted at St. Brigid’s Church, Westbury, L.I., on Saturday, April 11 at 10 a.m. Following the Mass, a visit will be made […]