With a well-attended Mass that sent people forth with a rousing rendition of Richard Smallwood’s “I Love the Lord” — served up by the choir of New York’s St. Paul the Apostle Church and soloist Paulist Father Steven Bell — the third annual Outreach gathering of LGBTQ+ Catholics came to a close after a weekend of thoughtful discussion panels held at the Lincoln Center campus of Fordham University.
New York’s Catholic college graduates were urged by a church leader, a cookbook author, and a music icon to build on their experiences by making a difference in today’s world.
Before heading back to campus for the beginning of the fall semester, students at local Catholic colleges and universities may need a needle. St. John’s University has joined a growing list of schools requiring that its student body provide proof of vaccination before arriving on campus in the fall.
The St. Francis Prep athletic community mourns loss of two sports legends.
Longtime Bishop Loughlin track coach Ed Bowes died on July 31.