Catholic Migration Services conducted the first of two Shining Stars Dinners Oct. 6. The annual affair honors the contributions made by members of the ethnic apostolates to the Church and the community.
During his homily for the Eucharistic Holy Hour and Vespers for Vocations at the Cathedral Basilica of St. James, Oct. 8, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio told congregants that the responsibility to pray for future leaders in the Church lands on the shoulders of the faithful.
Peruvian Catholics celebrated the Lord of Miracles with a Mass and street procession at St. Sebastian’s, Woodside. Auxiliary Bishop Octavio Cisneros was the main celebrant.
During a Friday evening Spanish Mass dedicated to praying for those affected by two major earthquakes in Mexico, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio recalled an ancient paradox that juxtaposed the source of evil, natural religion and natural disasters.
A crowd of more than 2,000 fans donned T-shirts asking “What’s my calling?” as the Brooklyn Diocese took over Citi Field for the first-ever Catholic Day on Saturday, Sept. 9.
Unconscious, unstable and not breathing was a young man after his family found him attempting to end his own life. His family started CPR and dialed 911 to save what would have been a life span just shy of 22 birthday candles.
Simply stated, without priests, there is no Eucharist, and without the Eucharist, there is no Church. So on the same day the Catholic Church celebrated the feast day of St. John Vianney, the patron saint for diocesan priests, seminarians from the Cathedral House of Formation in Douglaston, celebrated a special Mass and barbecue with Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio as the diocese officially opened its Year of Vocations.
Hosted by the Cyclones at MCU Park
Our Lady Queen of Martyrs parish, Forest Hills, marked the feast of St. John Vianney with a novena from Thursday, July 27 to Friday, Aug. 4. The last day of the novena coincided with the opening of the diocesan Year of Vocations.
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.