Polish tradition flourished Monday, April 18 — the day after Easter — with the first “Dyngus Day” celebration in a Brooklyn neighborhood famously known as “Little Poland.”
Rings of Easter bread, or Pane di Pasqua in Italian, exuding the aroma of sweet cake, emerged from the oven of Caputo’s Bake Shop the day before Palm Sunday.
A new Cold War is emerging since Russian troops invaded Ukraine last month.
Students of St. Mark’s Catholic Academy, Sheepshead Bay, held a special dress-down fundraiser for the children of Ukraine on March 7.
New York City is home to 600,000 people of Russian descent, many living alongside the 80,000 people who identify as Ukrainian in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn.
Images of backyard shrines to the Blessed Virgin adorn the pages of many Catholic novelists. They are a place-setting device authors use to plant familiar images in the mind of the reader.
For some U.S. prelates, such as Bishop Robert J. Brennan of Brooklyn, New York, the Feb. 24 news of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine hit close to home.
It’s never too early for students to start thinking about college — even children in kindergarten. That’s the thinking behind a unique new partnership between Bay Ridge Catholic Academy and St. Francis College.
Priests in the Diocese of Brooklyn will resume placing ashes on the foreheads of the faithful this Ash Wednesday, March 2 — a tradition that was shelved last year in the wake of concerns about the spread of COVID-19.
Ignacyo Matynia, an actor on screens large and small, changed his first name — not an unusual thing for performers — but his motive for doing so was different than most.