The clock is winding down to Oct. 7 and final preparations are underway for the Diocesan Eucharistic Revival, in which thousands of people will gather at Maimonides Park in Coney Island to forge a deeper understanding of their faith and of Jesus Christ’s presence in the Eucharist.
Cardinal Timothy Dolan of the Archdiocese of New York will be the main celebrant at a Mass on Sunday, Aug. 14, to mark the 200th Anniversary of the establishment of St. James Parish in Downtown Brooklyn — which later became the Cathedral Basilica of St. James.
Immediately following the 8 a.m. Mass every weekday morning at the Co_Cathedral of St. Jospeh, Father Christopher Heanue, the co-cathedral rector, leads a devotional prayer — a different prayer each day.
As a chaplain, Father Capodanno traded the cassock and collar for olive green jungle fatigues and a steel helmet. He became known as the “Grunt Padre” and was famous for going with Marines into the fiercest firefights. Often, they saw him darting among the wounded, either pulling them to safety or giving last rites.
It’s almost a miracle that Anthony Sadler, Alek Skarlatos and Spencer Stone are even alive. Yet here they are, promoting a major Hollywood film in which they portray themselves. For all three, faith is an essential part of their story.
NET-TV is planning live coverage of Pope Francis’ visit to Colombia from Thursday, Sept. 7 to Sunday, Sept. 10.
On Saturday, May 27, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio will ordain 12 men to the permanent diaconate at St. Joseph’s Co-Cathedral, Prospect Heights. On Saturday, June 3, Bishop DiMarzio will ordain 10 men to the priesthood at St. Joseph’s Co-Cathedral. Both ordinations will be broadcast live on NET-TV.
Called to preach the Gospel through the media, women religious of the Preachers of Christ and Mary are working in cooperation with DeSales Media Group to expand evangelization efforts in the diocese.
Steve Aiello, a production assistant at NET-TV, threw out the first ball at the Brooklyn Cyclones game on Aug. 25.
NET-TV plans a number of programs this weekend, Sept. 3-5, to commemorate the canonization of Mother Teresa of Calcutta.