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.
Bishop Octavio Cisneros
Bishop Prays with Ecuadorians After Quake in Their Homeland
“If we pray, God hears us. God has mercy and during this Year of Mercy, God will have mercy on Ecuador.” – Mass paritipant
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.
A Messenger of Peace
My dear brothers and sisters in the Lord, This article is written on the eve of the Apostolic visit of Pope Francis to the U.S. As we await his arrival from Cuba, we express our hopes that his visit to our Nation will bring about a better understanding of human dignity and the need for […]
Dominicans Celebrate in the Streets of Williamsburg
The 15th annual Dominican Parade and Festival of Brooklyn took to the Williamsburg streets Aug. 30 to display cultural pride in a colorful, musical and respectful way.
Father Christopher Heanue
Father Christopher Ryan Heanue, 27, says his “yes” to God and priesthood is something that happens everyday.
Unity-Unidad Was Theme of Youth Rally in Bensonhurst
Scores of Catholics filled the streets around St. Athanasius Church, Bensonhurst, as they celebrated a bilingual night of adoration June 19. The youth event, titled “Unity.Unidad,” featured multi-cultural components to highlight the beauty of Christian unity.
Bikers’ Pilgrimage Pedalled Vocations
Mission accomplished! The two priests and three seminarians who set out to bicycle their way up the East Coast, from Florida to Long Island, have completed the route and are home safe and secure in the knowledge that their mission of pedalling vocations has been successful.
Parish Celebrates Milestones
Holy Child Jesus parish, Richmond Hill, recently celebrated the birthday of two parishioners. Gisel Gaviria celebrated her 15th birthday and Millie Bello marked her 105th birthday. After the blessing, Millie offered her flowers to the altar of Mary, so that she may bless “us” and “her” throughout her life. Shown, from left, Auxiliary Bishop Octavio […]
Diocesan Pilgrimage to Spain and Portugal
Auxiliary Bishop Octavio Cisneros led a pilgrimage to Spain and Portugal for the 500th anniversary of the birth of St. Teresa of Avila.