After spending 26 years in the Diocese of Rockville Centre, the Thea Bowman Mass Choir has returned to its Diocese of Brooklyn roots. Founder-director Darcel Wilamowski points out that it is the first Catholic gospel choir in the U.S.
Frances Rhymes rubbed elbows with the likes of Frank Sinatra, Alvin Ailey, and Michael Jackson over the years, but her favorite place in the world is not some star-studded Hollywood party. She’d rather be in church.
It was two nights of spirit-filled prayer, praise and worship, testimonies, talks and fun entitled “Meet Me at the Well,” with youth members of a Queens deanery. The event took place in Jamaica on June 22.
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.”
Of the 12 men celebrating their 50th anniversaries as priests this year, eight were ordained to the priesthood on May 28, 1966 at St. James Pro-Cathedral, Downtown Brooklyn, by Archbishop Bryan J. McEntegart.
The 76th anniversary Mass commemorating the death of Servant of God Msgr. Bernard J. Quinn will be celebrated Saturday, April 2, at 1 p.m. at St. Brigid’s Church, Westbury, L.I. Msgr. Quinn, whose cause for sainthood is being considered the Vatican, was the founder of St. Peter Claver parish, Bedford-Stuyvesant; St. Benedict the Moor parish, […]