Bishop Brennan Hopes Consecration Brings Peace to War-Torn Ukraine

Bishop Robert Brennan came to St. James Cathedral Basilica on Friday to consecrate Russia and Ukraine to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. In doing so, he was heeding a call from Pope Francis to the world’s bishops to perform the Act of Consecration in the hope of bringing peace to the two warring nations.

It Was ‘A Good Way to Start the Lenten Season’

This Ash Wednesday, priests and bishops across the Diocese of Brooklyn imposed ashes in a new way due to the ongoing pandemic. Under Pope Francis’ recommendation, ashes were sprinkled on worshippers’ heads instead of drawing the sign of the cross on the forehead.

Lawyers Pray for ‘Spirit of Truth’

Law professionals from all faiths are invited each year to take part in the Mass, which — according to Sarah Gozo, a former president of the local Catholic Lawyers Guild — aims to remind lawyers of their mission to help and love others.