For revelers at this year’s West Indian Day Parade, the festivities were an opportunity to embrace the culture of the Caribbean islands they descended from.
After going virtual in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Bishop Frank Dewane of Venice returns to the Sarasota National Cemetery today for the 12th annual Veterans Day Mass to honor the men and women who have served and continue to serve the U.S.
The mere act of lifting the dispensation from the Sunday Mass obligation as the coronavirus pandemic eases won’t be enough to get Catholics to come back to church, and some dioceses and Catholics are actively working to bring people back.
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.
Ireland could see the number of Mass-going Catholics drop by nearly a quarter when the COVID-19 pandemic ends.
Weekday Masses in the Diocese of Brooklyn, which includes Queens, can begin this Monday, June 29, 2020. The celebration of Sunday Mass can begin with the Saturday Vigil Mass on July 4, 2020, and on Sunday, July 5, 2020.
The Congregation for Divine Worship and the Sacraments has approved a special “Mass in the Time of Pandemic” to plead for God’s mercy and gift of strength in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
NEWS ALERT: The Diocese of Brooklyn announced today the cancellation of all public masses beginning Monday, March 16th, until further notice.
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio of Brooklyn has dispensed Catholics in Brooklyn and Queens from the obligation to attend Sunday Mass until further notice, as a proactive response to growing concerns surrounding the coronavirus.
After Mass, Bishop DiMarzio and six auxiliary bishops prayed in the downstairs crypt at the Immaculate Conception Center for the 16 diocesan priests and deacons who have died within the past year and for the souls of all the clergy who have gone before.