Let Them Speak: #CatholicDayNYC

Our experience with Catholic Day was amazing. It felt like a dream to be with so many Catholics and help spread the faith. Also, being able to go to Citi Field for the first time and participate in Mass while in the field was unforgettable.

Local Family Leaving for Missionary Work in Detroit

In less than two weeks, Matthew and Stephanie Zinser and their three young sons are leaving everything behind their families, jobs and Glendale home – to answer the call to live as missionary disciples.

Williamsburg Parish Bids Farewell to Youth Minister

SS. Peter and Paul, Williamsburg, bid farewell to Sister Peace S.S.V.M., who is receiving a new assignment from her order after serving the parish’s youth for the past six and a half years.

Live Out Works of Mercy in Williamsburg

In the spirit of the Year of Mercy, the Sister Servants of the Lord and the Virgin of Matara led teens in baking for and visiting the homebound.

Father Uririoghene Melchizedek Okrokoto

Whatever God places before Nigerian-born Father Uririoghene Melchizedek Okrokoto, 28, he will use it to give God glory. In fact, his first name means “the glory of God.”

65 New Lay Leaders Are Ready to Serve

The Diocese of Brooklyn commissioned 65 new lay leaders from 34 parishes at a bilingual Mass at St. Nicholas of Tolentine Church, Jamaica. The night was also a celebration of the years of service that catechists and ministers devoted to the Diocese of Brooklyn. Special recognition was given to Sister Alice Michael, S.U.S.C., for her 40 years of service to the diocese.

Stolen Sacred Heart Statue Has Been Returned

The Sacred Heart of Jesus statue stolen from outside Saints Peter and Paul Rectory on the Southside of Williamsburg was returned to the parish on Friday morning, May 6. Just hours after thieves took off with it in the wee hours of last Saturday morning, a Brooklyn man found it in a trash can outside his home.

SS Peter and Paul Begins Transition From Old Church to New Space

Divine Mercy Sunday was a historic time in the life of SS. Peter and Paul-Epiphany parish, Williamsburg. The community celebrated the last Mass at the current church during a bilingual transitional Mass, followed by a procession to the parochial school building, which will be the site of the new church.

Changes in Williamsburg

Dear Editor: I enjoyed the article (New Church Will Bring New Life to B’klyn Parish, Feb. 13) about the revitalization of SS. Peter and Paul Church – so many changes! Many of us have fond childhood memories about this church. Although we were …