Along with spiritual responsibilities, pastors also deal with business-related tasks like building renovations, personnel management, and parish finances. But many of them struggle with completing those tasks while trying to focus on presenting the Gospel.
“Does Anybody Really Know What Time it Is?” The rock group Chicago asked that question in its famous 1969 song. You won’t find an answer if you look at the clock tower atop Our Lady of Sorrows Church.
The Bright Christmas tradition is one that Father Manuel de Jesus Rodriguez of Our Lady of Sorrows does not take lightly.
How many times would an organist have to play the traditional “Bridal Chorus” ballad during the beginning of a wedding? For those in attendance for the ceremony outside Our Lady of Sorrows Church in Corona, Queens, on July 17, the answer was unequivocally simple: as many times it takes to let nearly 30 brides walk down the church aisle.
The 2021 Catholic Education’s Year of Renewal Summit celebrated the Diocese of Brooklyn’s resilience during the pandemic and encouraged further development of vibrant, rigorous religious education in local schools and faith formation programs.
For Anabell Maradiaga, moving to Puerto Rico has been an eye-opening experience, compared to life in the concrete jungle of Corona, Queens. The 19-year-old is on her way to becoming part of the Missionary Sisters of Mary for Faith Formation.
The Federal Emergency (FEMA) has rolled out a COVID-19 Funeral Assistance program that offers up to $9,000 per funeral to reimburse families for expenses in cases of COVID-19 deaths that occurred after Jan. 20, 2020.
The spirit of renewal and resilience was in the air at Our Lady of Sorrows Church on April 11 as Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio officially installed Father Manuel De Jesus Rodriguez as the pastor and blessed the church’s new Perpetual Adoration Chapel.
Helen Arteaga Landaverde, the new CEO of NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst, plans to leverage her 20 years as a health care administrator to block a “third wave” of COVID-19 and maintain future pandemics readiness.
“I come from everywhere and I go everywhere. I am art among the arts and with the mountains, I am one.” These verses, from Cuban patriot and poet José Martí, were on the mind of retired Auxiliary Bishop Octavio Cisneros as he prepared to present Our Lady of Sorrows Church with a statue of Our Lady of Charity.