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.
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.
While flipping through a photo album, Angela Rose Scannapieco reflected on one of the most important days of her life. On Jan. 28, 2001, she became a consecrated virgin.
Melissa Gibilaro packed a box full of crayons and coloring books – items that might bring hope to young migrants after a long journey.
Asked why there is still racism in the Church, Deacon Ernie Hart said, “Because we are all sinners and we don’t do what Jesus told us to do. …
A flame from the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem – the Light of Christ – arrived in Queens last weekend in time for parishes to begin illuminating their Advent candles.
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.
In desperation, a woman entrusted her two-week-old daughter, Maheen, to Our Lady of Refuge, leaving the baby with the pastor and parish staff.
“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.
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.