The season of scary monsters and spooky villains is finally at hand, but in Brooklyn on Oct. 13, kids were more happy than horrified.
The street that a fallen hero grew up on now bears his name. Last week, 40th Street between 4th and 5th avenues in Sunset Park was renamed for FDNY Marine Pilot Thomas P. Phalen.
Parishioners around the diocese have spoken, and youth ministry and evangelization is a top priority when it comes to the needs of parishes in Brooklyn and Queens.
Tony Evangelista has been carrying around a photo of his distant cousin in his wallet for decades. His distant cousin Nunzio Sulprizio was among the seven men and women elevated to sainthood on Oct. 14.
Schoolchildren from around the diocese learned about the Blessed Mother as they prayed the rosary in union with each other and Auxiliary Bishop James Massa at the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph, Prospect Heights, Oct. 3.
The French Catholic community in Cobble Hill welcomed their compatriot and Vatican nuncio to the United States, Archbishop Christophe Pierre Oct. 7 to their Sunday Mass.
Father James Devlin, pastor emeritus of Good Shepherd parish, Marine Park, can still recall his memories of the Brooklyn Dodgers defeating the mighty New York Yankees in the 1955 World Series.
Before the day ended Oct. 2, a caravan of men traveled more than 500 miles south of the Brooklyn border to drop-off thousands of pounds of relief and recovery supplies for those affected by tropical storm Florence in North Carolina. Except instead of representing the organization with the familiar logo of a red cross, these men will represent a different crest: the red, gold and blue Knights of Columbus councils from both St. Finbar and Most Precious Blood in Bath Beach.
The Italian Apostolate celebrated the 50th anniversary of St. Padre Pio’s death and the 100th anniversary of his stigmata with a procession from St. Francis of Paola Church, a worship site of Divine Mercy parish, to Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church.
Thousands flocked to Coney Island last weekend to celebrate family, faith and culture at the 37th annual Great Irish Fair.