The National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA) recognized Providencia Quiles, the president and acting principal of Nazareth Regional High School, for her leadership in keeping the co-ed Catholic high school open, up, and running for the last nine years.
The Solemn Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion, held during the afternoon of Good Friday, commemorates the Crucifixion and death of Jesus Christ on the cross at Calvary.
Good Friday is the second day of the Easter Triduum on which Catholics commemorate the Crucifixion and death of Jesus Christ on the cross at Calvary.
The Mass of the Lord’s Supper, held during the evening of Holy Thursday, commemorates the institution of the Eucharist as the true Body and Blood of Jesus Christ and the institution of the priesthood.
The sacred Easter Triduum — which marks the end of the Lenten season and leads to the Mass of the Resurrection of the Lord at the Easter Vigil — begins with the Mass of the Lord’s Supper. Held during the evening of Holy Thursday, the Mass of the Lord’s Supper is regarded as one of the most important Catholic liturgies of the year.
The brotherhood of priests and their common devotion to Jesus Christ was a thread running through the Chrism Mass that took place Holy Tuesday at the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph.
Bishop Nicolas DiMarzio came out strongly against New York State’s move to legalize recreational marijuana, warning that letting people smoke pot will lead to serious health effects.
The holy oils used throughout the year in the Diocese of Brooklyn for baptisms, confirmations, ordinations of priests and other milestone events will be blessed by Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio at the Chrism Mass on March 30.
Vincent Arcuri Jr., a parishioner of St. Pancras Church, recalled that when he was 18, he joined the Knights of Columbus at the urging of fellow parishioners. Years later, he applied for membership on Queens Community Board 5 and was appointed. He is now the board’s chairman.
More than a decade ago in 2009, a new H1N1 influenza virus emerged, causing the first global flu pandemic in 40 years. It was during the following 15-month-long period that the public became more conscientious and exercised extra health and safety precautions.