Coronavirus and Mass Incarceration: How the Church Shines Christ’s Light in Isolation

As the world transitioned to shelter-in-place mode, and the word coronavirus entered into the lexicon of everyday life, one particular technological innovation became the epicenter of human connection: video and audio conferences. While churches, schools, and institutions reimagined and adapted to new forms of engaging their communities, for those in prison, the only way to speak with anyone from the outside has been through a screen. 

Holy Union Sisters Leave Astoria After 71 Years

Seven decades of faith, education and love – that is the legacy the Holy Union Sisters have left to the people of Astoria as their ministry at Immaculate Conception parish came to a close this spring.

Sister Alice Will be Missed

Dear Editor: I am saddened to read the story of Sister Alice Michael, S.U.S.C., leaving the Faith Formation Office and her position absorbed.