Processing Our Faith in Mary

Torchbearers fanned out across Brooklyn and Queens on Tuesday, Dec. 12, holding their flames aloft for all to see as they walked along the streets. But they weren’t Olympic torchbearers. Instead, they hailed from dozens of churches across the two boroughs as part of the Diocese of Brooklyn’s celebration of the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe. 

Holy Water Fonts Adapt to Pandemic Times

Holy water fonts have remained dry since churches in Brooklyn and Queens reopened on May 26, due to health and safety measures. However, companies and entrepreneurs have gotten creative while expressing their faith by building touch-free holy water font dispensers.

Coney Island Church Dedicates New Statue of Our Lady of Guadalupe

With a helping hand from the Knights of Columbus, the Shrine Church of Our Lady of Solace dedicated a new statue of Our Lady of Guadalupe in a ceremony on Dec. 12. The previous statue was seriously damaged by a vandal who toppled it from its perch and threw it to the ground on Sept. 11,

Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Academy

Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Academy (OLGCA) in Dyker Heights offers an excellent, well-rounded education in accordance with New York State Common Core Standards. Last year alone, the graduating class was awarded over $300,000 in high school scholarships.