Catholic Schools Week

“Can you do a backflip?” isn’t the average question that Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio must address, but during Catholic Schools Week, students at St. Gregory the Great Catholic Academy, Bellerose, got a chance to “Stump the Bishop” with inquiries that showcased their inquisitive innocence and curiosity.

No Limits to What Robotics Team Members Can Achieve

Mini-robots had three minutes to accomplish as many life-sustaining tasks as possible to earn points for their pre-teen coders during a friendly competition at St. Saviour Catholic Academy.

Bishop Among Honorees At Diocesan Pro Vita Mass

A Bishop, the State Deputy of the Knights of Columbus and two pro-life counselors were the honorees at the Pro Vita Mass celebrated Jan. 27 at the Cathedral-Basilica of St. James in Downtown Brooklyn.

Courage to Continue King’s Legacy

The diocesan Vicariate of Black Catholic Concerns hosted its annual praise and prayer service celebration in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at Our Lady of Victory Church, Bedford-Stuyvesant, Jan. 15.

Parish Eats Together and It Also Prays Together

At the San Damiano Mission in Holy Family Church, Greenpoint, parishioners and guests broke bread in the form of an Oplatek, borrowing traditions from the neighborhood’s Slavic heritage.

Winter Storm Interrupts Diocesan, Parish Life

The arctic temperatures, harsh winds and snow that visited the diocese before and during Epiphany weekend canceled events, closed schools and brought down Mass attendance somewhat, but did not bring too much long-term damage according to a sample of parishes interviewed.

Missing Monstrance Took R Train

The strange and curious mystery of the monstrance found on the R train in Bay Ridge on Tuesday morning, Jan. 2, has been solved.