Stars Shine Brightly in the Diocese of Immigrants

Ruth Samalca-Manligoy and Deacon LeRoy Branch Jr. are shining examples of faith and service in the Brooklyn Diocese, and that’s why they were selected as two of the diocese’s Shining Stars this fall.

Bishop Prays with French Community in Brooklyn

After a man in a truck deliberately ran down hundreds of people in Nice, France, killing 84, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio joined the local French community in St. Agnes, Boerum Hill, July 17, to pray for the deceased.

Obituary: Sister Francis Louise Sheridan, M.S.B.T.

Sister Francis Louise Sheridan, M.S.B.T., a native of Brooklyn who was born as Agnes Theresa Sheridan, and a member of the Missionary Servants of the Blessed Trinity for over 65 years, died Feb. 14.

Sister Frances McCool, C.S.J.

Sister Frances McCool, C.S.J., formerly Sister St. Leonard, a Sister of St. Joseph, Brentwood, L.I., for 59 years, died Nov. 7 in Syosset Hospital, Syosset, L.I.

Mass Mob Invades Cobble Hill Church

Bigger than usual crowds filled the pews at St. Agnes Church when the NYC Mass Mob visited Cobble Hill on Oct. 18. The NYC Mass Mob visit is part of a larger, ongoing revitalization effort in the church community.

Father Christopher Bethge

The example of faithful and joyful priests showed Father Christopher Jeffrey Bethge, 25, what true priesthood and fatherhood is, enabling him to discern his own vocation.