Brooklyn Restaurant Owner Has Saintly Connection

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.

United by the Rosary

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.

‘Dem Bums’ Memories Live On for Brooklyn Priest

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.

Brooklyn Knights Deliver Hope to Florence Victims

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.

Pride and Procession for Padre Pio in Williamsburg

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.

Encuentro: A New Era for US Church

Three thousand Hispanic Ministry delegates representing more than 165 dioceses are meeting in Grapevine, Texas, at the V National Encuentro of Hispanic Latino Ministry (Fifth Encuentro), Sept. 20-23.