Steubenville NYC Leads Teens Closer to Christ

If the patron saint of youth, St. John Bosco, could have stepped into Carnesecca Arena for Steubenville NYC, he would contemplate just how the third-largest indoor sports arena in New York City could have transformed into a snippet of heaven.

United in Love

Twenty-one couples leaped together into the Sacrament of Holy Matrimony in a grand ceremony at Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church in Jamaica.

Father Michael Ugbor

After years of resisting the voice that has called him since childhood, Nigerian-born Father Michael Odinaka Ugbor, 37, finally surrendered to God in a diocese 5,000 miles from home.

Let Them Speak: What it Means to be a Virtuous Woman in 2017

As I was pondering what it means to be a virtuous woman in 2017, I decided to make myself some tea. While I was pouring the water and the tea bag into the mug, I noticed the Bible verse on it that said, “She is clothed with strength and dignity, and she laughs without fear of the future” from Proverbs 31: 25.

Diocesan Appointments – April 29

PASTOR Rev. William F. Sweeney, from parochial vicar to pastor of St. Francis de Sales, Belle Harbor, effective June 30. ADMINISTRATOR Rev. Christopher R. Heanue, from parochial vicar, to administrator of Holy Child Jesus, Richmond Hill, effective April 1. PAROCHIAL VICAR Rev. Carlos C. Velasquez, from parochial vicar of St. Sebastian, Woodside, to parochial vicar […]

At Night of Praise, Youth Get Close with Eucharist

More than 100 teens from around the diocese gathered at Blessed Virgin Mary Help of Christians Church, Woodside, March 12, for a Sunday night filled with praise, worship and encouragement at the XLT (Exalt) Youth Night of Worship. The service was led by Steubenville musician and professor Dr. Bob Rice.

WYD: Day 2, Catechesis (with Slideshow)

“The world needs God’s mercy in so many different ways that each of us can be a minister of mercy to the world,” Bishop DiMarzio said.

Excitement Reigned as Local WYD Pilgrims Prepared for Takeoff

The last group of pilgrims from the Diocese of Brooklyn gathered at John F. Kennedy Airport to fly to Poland for World Youth Day on July 25. Despite weather delays, pilgrims remained upbeat and hopeful to live out their faith with millions of other young Catholics.

Diocesan Assignments June 18, 2016

PAROCHIAL VICAR Rev. Robert Ambalathingal, from pastor of St. Pius V, Jamaica, to parochial vicar of Our Lady of Lourdes, Queens Village, while remaining coordinator of ministry to the Indian-Latin immigrants, effective June 30.   NON-INCARDINATED Rev. Felix Sanchez, from parochial vicar of St. Joseph, Astoria, to administrator of St. Pius V, Jamaica, effective June […]