It was a great day to golf and give back to those who gave their all while working on the frontlines during the COVID-19 pandemic — local hospital and nursing home chaplains.
When Javier Bustamante worked in ministry he remembers many leaders in the Hispanic/Latino community that were great volunteers and parish workers, but oftentimes lacked the information their university-educated counterparts had to attain leadership roles.
The mercury climbed to 91 degrees in Williamsburg on Friday, July 16, but faithful Catholics ignored the heat and humidity to turn out for a full-fledged return of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Feast and procession.
The Olympics are a “once in a lifetime experience” for Bushwick native Juan Carlos “J.C.” Obregón Jr., who is soaking in every minute of his journey to Japan.
In the Diocese of Brooklyn, Haitian Catholics renew pleas for peace and prayer a week after the July 7 assassination of president Jovenel Moïse in their long-suffering homeland.
Thousands thronged Williamsburg Sunday for the Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel & San Paolino Di Nola. Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish had faithfully hosted the feast since the early 1900s. This year, however, was especially thrilling for the feasters whose cherished event was canceled last year because of the pandemic.
Shrine of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish’s annual summertime feast returns this year July 7-18. Now, as most restrictions have eased, preparations for the famed event — an annual Brooklyn tradition since at least 1903 — have moved forward.
Doing what you love in the comfort of your home is one thing, but doing it in a national talent show competition elevates that passion to a whole new level. The Northwell Health Nurse Choir, made up of 18 local frontline nurses, knows that feeling extremely well after singing a mash-up of Bill Withers’ “Lean on Me” and Ben King’s “Stand by Me” and receiving the highly desired Golden Buzzer on this season of America’s Got Talent.
Across the diocese this spring, youth have donned bright red robes or gleaming white dresses or suits to receive either Communion or Confirmation.
The robotics team at St. Edmund Preparatory High School (SEP) is anxiously waiting to hear if it will be moving on to the final round of an international competition.