With their newly refurbished church bell chiming in the background, parishioners of Our Lady of Sorrows in Corona took part in a joyous procession through the streets on Sept. 15 to celebrate the church’s 150th anniversary.
Our Lady of Sorrows Church in Corona is nearly ready to dedicate its newly refurbished bell tower.
Thousands filled Salvador del Mundo Plaza in San Salvador for the beatification ceremony of Father Rutilio Grande. Among them was retired Auxiliary Bishop Octavio Cisneros of the Diocese of Brooklyn, who described the event as “moving.”
Although he was treated for mental illness, Father Rutilio Grande never stopped sharing the Gospel. Some suggest this martyred El Salvadoran priest should be the “patron saint of breaking mental health stigma.”
“Does Anybody Really Know What Time it Is?” The rock group Chicago asked that question in its famous 1969 song. You won’t find an answer if you look at the clock tower atop Our Lady of Sorrows Church.
The 2021 Catholic Education’s Year of Renewal Summit celebrated the Diocese of Brooklyn’s resilience during the pandemic and encouraged further development of vibrant, rigorous religious education in local schools and faith formation programs.
The spirit of renewal and resilience was in the air at Our Lady of Sorrows Church on April 11 as Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio officially installed Father Manuel De Jesus Rodriguez as the pastor and blessed the church’s new Perpetual Adoration Chapel.