For 30 years, Gregorio and Rachel Romero gained comfort and strength from the statue of the Blessed Mother that stood outside the rectory of Mary’s Nativity-St. Ann Parish.
For the most passionate basketball aficionados, they know that ball is life. For some though, ball can still be life, in addition to many other interests. Take Father Jose Diaz for example. For Father Diaz, ball is certainly life. Yet serving God by serving others as a priest also became his life’s mission.
The pastor of Mary’s Nativity Church said his “nerves were shot” after witnessing a man vandalize church property, including a statue of the Blessed Mother. Police arrested the suspect moments later at the church in Flushing, Queens.