Msgr. Bernard Quinn’s Saintly Heart of Love

On the evening of June 18, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio will be presiding at a vespers in the chapel of Immaculate Conception Center in Douglaston, during which he will accept the findings of the diocesan investigation for the cause of the canonization of Msgr. Bernard John Quinn, who felt more comfortable when he was called “Father.”

Blessing of Turtles, Furs and Fins

For the third year in a row, St. Peter Claver Church, a worship site of St. Martin de Porres parish, Bedford-Stuyvesant, hosted its blessing of the animals service in the church parking lot.

A Filipino Fiesta with Little Jesus

A Filipino Fiesta with Little Jesus; St. Francis Catholic Singles; The Sisterhood of Catholic Women and Adolescents; The Sisters in Faith of St. Athanasius, Bensonhurst; Feast Day of St. John Bosco Bensonhurst Youth Cluster Style; Angelic Service

First Black Priest Ordained For the Diocese Dies at 95

Msgr. William J. Rodgers, the first black man ordained for and in the Diocese of Brooklyn, died Jan. 21 at Queen of Peace Residence, Queens Village, where he had been living and serving as chaplain. He was 95.

Msgr. Quinn’s Anniversary

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, […]

Church Puts Faith in West Indian Carnival

Over a million people converged on Crown Heights to enjoy Caribbean music, costumes, ethnic fare and moko jumbies at the 48th annual West Indian American Day Parade. Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio led a contingent of local Catholics.

We Must Believe

JUST THIS PAST spring, I had the great joy of celebrating Mass for our First Holy Communion children at St. Peter Claver Church. I could see the excitement and joy on their faces as they prepared to receive Jesus for the first time in the Most Holy Eucharist. It was equally a great joy for […]

Interest in Quinn Grows

Dear Editor: In reference to your splendid coverage (April 18) of Msgr. Bernard J. Quinn’s memorial Mass, please note that the majority of  persons attending it were from diverse parishes from the Brooklyn and Rockville Centre Dioceses and not just from St. Peter Claver Church. The Cause for Father Quinn’s canonization has thus moved beyond […]