Our Lady of Lourdes started Rosary at the Grotto eight years ago, and except for the pandemic year of 2020, parishioners have been gathering in the grotto every Tuesday evening during the summer to pray, sing hymns in praise of the Blessed Mother and listen to Gospel readings — and of course, say the rosary.
Father Patrick Longalong
The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity
We celebrate this weekend one of the greatest mysteries of our Christian faith. There have been many theologians who tried to give eloquent explanations about the Blessed Trinity. But like the saying goes, “answers lead to more questions.” We can only really appreciate this with the “eyes of faith.”
Only in Print: Clergy, Therapist, Pollsters Agree: Mass Strengthens Mental Health
Dr. Kate Walsh Soucheray weeps with joy at weekly Mass, now that she can finally attend in person, albeit with social distancing and a face covering.
Nine Days Before Christmas, Filipinos Continue Tradition While Respecting COVID Safety Restrictions
Various ministries across the Diocese of Brooklyn adapted to new norms amidst coronavirus safety protocols, including limiting church capacity, wearing masks, and socially distanced seated in the pews. For Filipinos celebrating “Simbang Gabi,” or “Mass at Night” at the Queens Village church, the adjustment meant a scaled-down version of its traditional celebration.
Our Lord’s Dwelling Place Is Made of Human Flesh
We begin our Scripture reflection this weekend with David feeling conscious of the fact that he was comfortably staying in a lavish house while the Ark of the Covenant, where the Lord dwells, was inside a humble tent.