Father Lauder Sees Movies as a Life Lesson for His Faith

The melding of philosophy and spirituality expressed in art — particularly movies — has turned Father Robert Lauder into a film aficionado. As a philosophy professor at St. John’s University he shows his classes his favorite movies, like “On the Waterfront,” and “A Man for All Seasons.” He wants students to consider if movies can “tell us something about God.”

Only In Print: Msgr. Noone Honored

Msgr. Kevin Noone, pastor emeritus of Our Lady of Angels Parish, Bay Ridge, speaks in front of family members on May 22 at the dedication ceremony for the renaming of the parish auditorium in his honor.

Cathedral Club Annual Mass Honors Bishop DiMarzio

The Cathedral Club of Brooklyn held its annual memorial Mass at Our Lady of Angels Church, Bay Ridge, on Nov. 20. Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio, the Club’s spiritual director, was the main concelebrant.

Scouts’ Honor: Camp Stone To Bear Name of Bishop DiMarzio

A commemorative stone emblazoned with the name of Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio will be unveiled at the Boy Scouts’ Ten Mile River Camp in Narrowsburg, New York, this summer, in recognition of his support for the scouting movement.

Our Lady of Angels Feast Was a Joyous Parish Reunion

At Our Lady of Angels, the parish feast day literally turned into a feast. Father Mark Simmons, who celebrated the midday Mass, reminded parishioners the title of Our Lady of Angels, “refers to Mary’s place of honor with Jesus among the heavenly angels.”

Bay Ridge Church Sees ‘A Lot’ of Confessions

Our Lady of Angels Church in Bay Ridge, offers Catholics the chance to take part in Confession in the church’s parking lot as a way of bringing the Sacrament closer to the, during the pandemic.