On the 72nd anniversary of his death in a Chinese prison camp, Bishop Francis X. Ford was remembered as a “faith-filled preacher of the Gospel” and an example to all of how to live a Christian life.
On a rainy Sunday a week after being named a Cardinal, Archbishop Christophe Pierre, the apostolic nuncio to the United States, found himself at a Queens parish celebrating Mass for the feast day of its namesake, as if nothing had changed.
Pope Francis on Monday morning accepted the resignation of Auxiliary Bishop Raymond F. Chappetto of Brooklyn.
Auxiliary Bishop Raymond Chappetto visited two Catholic schools on Jan. 28, the feast day of St. Thomas Aquinas, as part of Catholic Schools Week.
Auxiliary Bishop Raymond Chappetto described the ad limina visit to Rome Nov. 11-15 as a pilgrimage. The bishops of New York state’s eight dioceses traveled to the Vatican for an official visit to report on the state of their dioceses, and during their time in Rome, the bishops celebrated Mass at the city’s four major basilicas.
Bishop Caggiano made his remarks two days after the release of results of an independent investigation that identified 281 victims of abuse in the Diocese of Bridgeport over the diocese’s 65 years and found 71 priests who were credibly accused.
In Bayside, Filipinos held the 15th Diocesan Feast Day Celebration of Our Lady of Peace and Good Voyage, known to Filipinos as the “Birghen ng Antipolo” (Our Lady of Antipolo), at St. Robert Bellarmine Church on May 18.
Auxiliary Bishop Raymond F. Chappetto ordained two men as transitional deacons on their way to priestly ordination at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Astoria, March 24.
On Veterans Day, we remember the brave men and women who served their country so that others could enjoy their freedom. So let’s take some time to recognize the sacrifice of 2nd Lt. Peter Chappetto, uncle of Auxiliary Bishop Raymond Chappetto.
Auxiliary Bishop Raymond Chappetto dedicated the new Christ the King Mausoleum at St. Charles Cemetery, Farmingdale, L.I.