Father Jose Diaz

The invitation to discipleship for Father Jose Diaz, 28, came in the form of a letter from a concerned friend during high school.

Nicholas Pennetti

Nicholas Pennetti, 94, a longtime member of St. Leo’s parish, Corona, died on Easter night. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated April 5 at the church.

Couple Married 74 Years, They’re Still Best Friends

St. Leo’s parish in Corona has many riches to help build the kingdom of God including two worship sites, a strong English- and Spanish-speaking parish base and the 74-year-long marriage of Nicholas and Nancy Pennetti.

Obituary: Sister Molly McGuire, G.N.S.H.

Sister Molly McGuire, G.N.S.H., 98, a member of the Grey Nuns of the Sacred Heart for 84 years, died at St. Joseph’s Manor, Meadowbrook, Pa., Jan. 27.

Welcoming New Catholics

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio baptized 10 people at St. Leo’s Church, Corona, during the Easter Vigil service. He also confirmed 55.

It’s Official! Seven Are Now Priests of Diocese

After having collectively ministered in Brooklyn and Queens for nearly 60 years, seven foreign-born priests have begun the new year as official priests of the Diocese of Brooklyn.

Jornadistas At It Again

The big kickoff event for the diocesan Movimiento de Jornadas de Vida Cristiana, better known simply as the Jornada Movement, was a Cultural Day at St. Leo, Corona, on Oct. 23.