Kennedy had been a member of the Knights’ Columbus Bunker Hill Council 62 in Charlestown, Massachusetts, joining on St. Patrick’s Day in 1946. He became a fourth-degree Knight in 1954.
With joy and thanksgiving, officials and faithful throughout the Diocese of Peoria and around the globe welcomed the announcement Nov. 18 that Pope Francis has called for the beatification of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen in Peoria Dec. 21.
The Gospel choir-like singing strikes people as out of place in a Catholic church, and liturgical dance is unfamiliar to many. But Wilson said the groups that led the faithful in worship at the Diocese of Brooklyn’s National Black Catholic History Month Mass at St. Therese of Lisieux, Flatbush, on Nov. 17 are indeed Catholic.
Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen will be beatified Dec. 21, Bishop Daniel R. Jenky of Peoria announced late Nov. 18.
One month after famously stealing indigenous statues and throwing them into Rome’s Tiber river, the man who has quickly become one of the global Church’s most polarizing figures is now making his way across the U.S. hosted by traditionalist Catholics.
Gifts made to the Annual Catholic Appeal (ACA) provide support to tens of thousands of people in Brooklyn and Queens through vital programs, ministries, and services administered by the Diocese of Brooklyn.
Catholic communities in the Amazon might be able to ordain married men to the priesthood under limited circumstances, based on the outcome of a meeting of bishops in Rome that issued its final report Saturday – although the document stopped short of a full-throated endorsement for the ordination of either married men or women deacons.
Our Lady of Mercy Church, Forest Hills, marked its 90th anniversary with a Mass on Oct. 6. that was celebrated by Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio.
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the Diocese of Fort Worth. The Catholic faith traces its roots in the region to more than 500 years ago.
After successfully batting cancer, Queens resident Leah Salmorin founded a dragonboat team for survivors of breast cancer.