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.

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 […]

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

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 […]