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Church Fire Can’t Stop Parish Life in Corona

On the first weekend after fire burned through the choir loft and roof of Our Lady of Sorrows Church, Corona, the parish family was busier than ever – keeping the regular Mass schedule, volunteering where needed and helping each other move forward. Signs posted around the church grounds direct parishioners to Our Lady of Sorrows […]

Protecting Newcomers to the City: De Blasio Signs Bill to Protect Undocumented

On the same day President Barack Obama announced that he would overhaul the nation’s immigration enforcement system – protecting upwards of five million unauthorized immigrants from deportation – New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio acted on the local level. At a press conference held Nov. 14 on the steps of Our Lady of Sorrows […]

Corona Principal Honored On Her 50th Year as Nun

The school and parish community at Our Lady of Sorrows, Corona, celebrated the Golden Jubilee of Sister Katherine Hanrahan, C.S.J., principal of the parish school, on Sept. 22. The Golden Jubilee marks her 50th anniversary of religious life. Teachers, former teachers, school staff members, students past and present gathered alongside parishioners to honor Sister Katherine. […]

Prayers for Beatified Puerto Rican Layman

by Marie Elena Giossi Petitions for health and healing were raised to Blessed Carlos Manuel “Charlie” Rodríguez at a bilingual Mass of intercession at St. Paul the Apostle Church, Corona, May 4. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the death of Blessed Charlie, who is the first Puerto Rican to be beatified. The largely […]

Students Pose Questions to Bishop

by Antonina Zielinska The students at Our Lady of Sorrows School, Corona, enthusiastically welcomed their bishop when he came to celebrate Catholic Schools Week with them. The choir greeted him with song, which Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio told them they performed very well. “Their singing is wonderful,” said Anthony Biscione, deputy superintendent of Catholic Schools. “It’s […]