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.
Members of the Queens Coalition and Habitat for Humanity New York City put in flooring for a new home in Jamaica this past weekend.
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio welcomed more than 50 priests from around the world who are serving the diocese for the summer at a special orientation day and Mass.
Police have arrested a suspect who is believed to be the man who walked inside a Prospect Heights Church and threatened to kill a nun July 5.
This year, the Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens is proud to honor 72 sisters and brothers who have collectively given 3,315 years of service to the Church and the people of God. Brief bios, photos and more are included in this special supplement of The Tablet.
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio will ordain 10 men to the priesthood for the Diocese of Brooklyn at St. Joseph’s Co-Cathedral, Prospect Heights, on Saturday, June 3, at 11 a.m.
The country’s only church under the protection of St. Benedict Joseph Labre is marking its 125th year in Richmond Hill.