Bishop of Brooklyn Nicholas DiMarzio delivered his homily on June 7, Trinity Sunday, at the 11 a.m. English Mass at the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph, broadcast live on NET-TV, on the evil of racism and what society and the Church must do to bring about change.
The doors swung open at St. Patrick’s Church at precisely 12 noon on May 26 and its pastor, Father Gerard Sauer, was there to greet the first parishioners entering the church to pray. It had been a long time since any of them had seen the inside of the church, which, like all churches in the Diocese of Brooklyn, had been shut since mid-March due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Students and teachers in Catholic high schools around the Diocese of Brooklyn adapted well to the switch to online education, made necessary by the coronavirus pandemic, according to school officials.
Parishioners all over Brooklyn and Queens reveled in the chance to enter their local Catholic churches to say a prayer as churches opened their doors for the first time in more than two months. Churches were closed as a precaution against the coronavirus.
Catholic churches in Brooklyn and Queens are reopening today, not for Mass, but for private prayer with no more than 10 people at a time allowed inside.
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio announced on May 22 that churches in Brooklyn and Queens can start to reopen on Tuesday, May 26, but with limitations.
Take a look back at some of the top ballplayers the local Catholic high schools of Brooklyn and Queens.
For local non-profit Reconnect Brooklyn, the upcoming summer season would normally mean a wave of work for the young men who have picked up the skill of screen-printing t-shirts.
May is the month of Mary and Catholics all over the Diocese of Brooklyn celebrate the Blessed Mother with traditional May Crowning ceremonies as an expression of their love and devotion.
A Catholic school principal in Corona, Queens goes above and beyond the call of duty. Dr. Cristina Cruz shops for groceries and supplies for the families of her students and then deliveries them to their doorsteps.