Portraits of Immigrants

Betsy Ashton’s “Portraits of Immigrants” series is a visual way to tell the stories of the extraordinary lives of ordinary immigrants she encounters in daily life. She says the point is to remind Americans about “who today’s immigrants really are.”

High Mass Honoring St. Francis of Paola

Divine Mercy parish in Greenpoint/Williamsburg hosts a Solemn High Mass in honor of St. Francis of Paola, patron of Calabria and the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies, with a first-class relic, April 29.

Lay Ministry Program Honors Parish Leaders

About 150 persons gathered at the Dyker Beach Golf Course on Nov. 5 for the fifth annual fundraiser, “Celebrating Lay Ministry: Working in the Vineyard of the Lord.”

Divine Mercy Catholic Academy

At Divine Mercy Catholic Academy (DMCA), children are educated in a caring family atmosphere that is committed to excellence in education.

65 New Lay Leaders Are Ready to Serve

The Diocese of Brooklyn commissioned 65 new lay leaders from 34 parishes at a bilingual Mass at St. Nicholas of Tolentine Church, Jamaica. The night was also a celebration of the years of service that catechists and ministers devoted to the Diocese of Brooklyn. Special recognition was given to Sister Alice Michael, S.U.S.C., for her 40 years of service to the diocese.

Witness to Mercy Series Continues May 22

Divine Mercy parish, serving Greenpoint and Williamsburg, is hosting an ongoing Witness to Mercy Series. Brittni Ruiz will offer her talk, “From Porn Actress to God’s Witness” on May 22 at 1 p.m. at St. Cecilia Church.