Pilgrims Receive Blessing Before Heading to Panama

It was their last official act of preparation before their spiritual and physical pilgrimage to World Youth Day in Panama – local pilgrims attended a Mass of Sending at the Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston.

An Epiphany at St. Sebastian

St. Sebastian parish, Woodside, hosted a very special Three Kings’ Feast on Jan 6. After celebrating Holy Communion together, parishioners, especially those with children, were invited to the parish auditorium for games and refreshments.

Different Faiths Band Together to Help Vandalized Brooklyn Church

Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams joined Muslim and Jewish leaders and other elected officials in offering moral and financial support to the Catholic community Dec. 4 after a vandal desecrated statues in front of Our Lady of Consolation Church, Williamsburg.

East Flatbush Parish Hosts Hundreds for Turkey Giveaway

“It’s very important to me because it shows other people and our children to be generous and kind always,” said Maria Catanese, who, along with her husband Alphonse, donated hundreds of Thanksgiving turkeys to fellow New Yorkers through Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens.

New Deacons on The Way to Priesthood

Thirteen men were ordained to the transitional diaconate on Saturday, Nov. 3, in the main chapel at St. Joseph’s Seminary, Dunwoodie. Five men from the Brooklyn Diocese, five men from the Rockville Centre Diocese, and three men from New York Archdiocese were ordained.