Representatives from the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops celebrated Mass Jan. 20 at the tomb of two Maryknoll sisters from the U.S. buried El Salvador — where they were murdered in 1980 — and called them “martyrs” and “models” for the Catholic Church.
The social justice lessons taught by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King were put into practice last week by St. Saviour Catholic Academy students, who conducted a food drive to help underprivileged people in Brooklyn.
At St. Rosalia-Basilica of Regina Pacis Parish at the border of Bensonhurst and Dyker Heights, Mass is celebrated each week in English, Italian, Mandarin, and Spanish. Msgr. Ronald Marino grew up in a family of Italian heritage just a few blocks from the basilica.
As the seat of the Bishop of Brooklyn, the Cathedral Basilica of St. James holds many treasures for history lovers.
For a beautiful building with such a glorious history, the beginning of Cathedral Basilica of St. James was actually quite simple: it was born out of a desire for convenience.
Police are searching for a woman who threw eggs at the front door of the Church of Saints Simon and Jude, Gravesend, Sunday afternoon.
Learning continued across the Diocese of Brooklyn despite this morning’s snowstorm.
This year marks the 200th anniversary of the founding of St. James Church (which eventually became a cathedral) as Bishop Robert Brennan celebrated Mass there on New Year’s Day.
The COVID-19 pandemic put a temporary halt to in-person retreats. Now, they’re starting up again.
As fears about the Omicron coronavirus variant continue to rise in New York City, Bishop Robert Brennan is seeking to alleviate Catholics’ worries that churches in the Diocese of Brooklyn might be locked down.