Obituary – Deacon John LaGreca

Deacon John LaGreca, who formally served at Our Lady of Guadalupe parish, Dyker Heights, died suddenly April 2.

Prayers, Cross of Christ Sustain Bishop Cisneros

Auxiliary Bishop Octavio Cisneros has just gone through a tough time. What was supposed to be a five-day trip became a ‘Polish summer’ – including 50 days at a hospital in Krakow and two surgical operations

Brooklyn’s Cuban-born Bishop Reacts to the Death of Castro

Cuban-born Brooklyn Auxiliary Bishop Octavio Cisneros said that the death of Fidel Castro “is not a time for vengeance, not a time for anger. But it is a time to see how we can shed some light on building up a country that has been destroyed by the ideology brought upon the island by these two men – the Castro brothers.”

Ladies of Sacred Heart Journey to Holy Door

More than 500 women from the Cofradías Del Sagrado Corazón de Jesús streamed through the Holy Doors of St. James Cathedral Basilica, Downtown Brooklyn, on their way to celebrate the feast of Jesus’ Most Sacred Heart on Friday, June 3.

Unity, Diversity: Theme of Migration Day Mass

Almost 1,000 immigrants to Brooklyn and Queens joined Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio at the annual diocesan celebration of World Migration Day, April 30 at St. Joseph’s Co-Cathedral, Prospect Heights.

Three-Year Preparation For New Lay Ministers

At two recent full-day orientation sessions, the School of Evangelization’s Pastoral Institute welcomed 75 new participants into the diocesan Lay Ministry Program.