Having spent four years preparing and reflecting together as part of the V Encuentro (Fifth Encounter), Hispanic Catholics in Brooklyn and Queens are gearing up for the next stages of the nationwide movement.
A Brooklyn priest who had returned to Colombia to live in retirement, was brutally murdered there on Saturday, March 10. Father Dagoberto Noguera, 68, was killed in his residence in Mamatoco, Colombia. He was currently doing social work in the capital of Magdalena.
Whether she picks up a wooden paintbrush to start her vivid paintings or puts needle to thread while creating her fashion designs, Incarnation parishioner Angela Murphy centers her mind into one perspective: giving God the glory.
The season of St. Patrick got off to a chilly start March 3 with the 43rd annual Queens County St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Rockaway.
The Catholic high school principals of Brooklyn and Queens have issued a statement calling for government officials “to do everything necessary to help us protect students against senseless acts such as the one in Florida and too many others across our country.”
A suspect was arrested Saturday, Feb. 24, in connection with incidents of vandalism on the property of American Martyrs Church, Bayside.
Split across three different sites in Brooklyn and Queens, more than 600 people shook hands with Brooklyn bishops Feb. 25 as a sign of welcome to the Catholic Church. Stretching from the Flatlands to Douglaston, the candidates seeking to update their union with the Church attended the Rite of Calling the Candidates to Continuing Conversion.
Never baptized in any Christian tradition, these catechumens – as they are called – are enrolled in the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA), and will enter the Church at the Easter Vigil, March 31, in their home parishes.
The youth group from Incarnation parish, Queens Village, has one special goal in mind come January 2019: attending World Youth Day in Panama City, Panama. To help bring that to fruition, Father Christopher Bethge, parochial vicar, and Youth Minister Rose Ruesing are coming up with creative ways for the teens to offset the steep costs of the trip.
Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposed budget for 2018 proposes to radically expand the state’s abortion offerings and cut back on its commitment to private education.