The shocking images of realistic-looking dolls wrapped in emergency thermal blankets laying in small cages greeted New Yorkers during the morning commute on June 12.
As someone who lives in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, a neighborhood com- posed mostly of working class immi- grants, I see the struggles facing the immigrant and working class people of New York City on a daily basis.
The Sunday of Memorial Day weekend was an emotional one for Father Mark Bristol as he was sworn in as the U.S. Navy’s newest chaplain.
Excitement reigned as 18 permanent deacons and one transitional deacon were ordained May 25 at St. Joseph’s Co- Cathedral, Brooklyn, by Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio.
Citing declining enrollment and higher expenses, St. Joseph H.S., Downtown Brooklyn, said it will shut down after the upcoming 2019-2020 academic year.
Bishop Cisneros, a native of Cuba who emigrated to the United States in 1961 at the age of 16, gave the invocation and received an honorary degree at the spring commencement, which was held at the Ford Amphitheater in Coney Island on May 23.
Joining in a special hour of prayer held simultaneously throughout New York state on May 16, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio led local members of the Knights of Columbus before the Blessed Sacrament and the icon of Our Lady Help of Persecuted Christians in a service at St. James Cathedral, Downtown Brooklyn.
You can ask anyone in Brooklyn, Williamsburg has changed a lot in the past 100 years, but one thing has stayed constant and that’s the “giglio” tradition.
Unplanned tells the story of former Planned Parenthood director Abby Johnson, and her journey of conversion from a pro-choice supporter into pro-life advocate. Johnson’s story became the subject of national news, when she quit her job in late 2009 after witnessing a live abortion to join the 40 Days for Life organization, and the courtroom battle that followed.
The Tablet’s annual High School Press Awards ceremony, held May 10 at the Diocese of Brooklyn’s offices in Park Slope, honored some of the outstanding journalism in school newspapers. For the first time since the event’s inauguration, a new category was introduced to the schools – “Best Multimedia Package”.