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.”
Teen News Flash keeps you up-to-date with youth events around the Diocese of Brooklyn.
The Church has been a patron of the arts since before the Middle Ages. So, it shouldn’t surprise anyone when a parish centers a new project around artists.
Grateful for God’s mercy, the parish of Divine Mercy in Williamsburg celebrated its patronal feast, April 23.
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.
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.”
At Divine Mercy Catholic Academy (DMCA), children are educated in a caring family atmosphere that is committed to excellence in education.
“The main purpose of this pilgrimage is to rediscover and celebrate the mercy of God in the cold world,” said Father John O’Connor.
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.
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.