For Korean-born Father Pil-koo John Hwang, 36, priesthood is an important answer in his quest to find the meaning of life.
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio has embarked on a journey that will take him to each of the 22 newly formed parish deaneries during this pastoral year, 2016-2017. A deanery is a grouping of parishes near one another that cooperate and work together on special projects.
Holy Spirit parish, Borough Park, is celebrating both the Blessed Mother and its feast day this month. Parish families are praying the rosary at 7 p.m. every evening, and trilingual Masses are planned for Pentecost Sunday.
During this Holy Year of Mercy, the faithful in Brooklyn joined Catholics throughout the world in responding to a request Jesus made through St. Faustina. Jesus promised great graces to anyone who trusts in His Mercy, especially through veneration of this image.
Dozens of people crowded into the Chapel of the Resurrection at Holy Cross Cemetery, Flatbush, to remember and pray for all who sleep in Christ on All Souls Day, Nov. 2.