The much-beloved tradition of Catholic devotion to the Holy Rosary is spotlighted every October, and Father Jon O. Okaegbu, at St. Rose of Lima Church, has become a role model for the Church’s goal of appreciating and praying the rosary’s mysteries with greater zeal.
A small but vocal group gathered on the steps of St. Rose of Lima Church, Parkville, July 16, to protest the latest wave of religious persecution in Pakistan.
Sister Rosellen Ann McCann, C.S.J., a Sister of St. Joseph, Brentwood, L.I., for 52 years, died March 16 in Maria Regina Residence.
Sister Anne Marie Dean, CSJ, formerly Sister Mary Michaeline, died Nov. 15 in Maria Regina Residence, Brentwood, in the 59th year of religious life.
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio has embarked on a journey that will take him to each of the 22 newly formed parish deaneries during this pastoral year, 2016-2017. A deanery is a grouping of parishes near one another that cooperate and work together on special projects.
This week’s Tablet TALK highlights a Year of Mercy-Walking Pilgrimage of Brooklyn Churches for young adults, an upcoming talk by Jesuit Father Joseph Koterski and much more.
The Diocese of Brooklyn commissioned 65 new lay leaders from 34 parishes at a bilingual Mass at St. Nicholas of Tolentine Church, Jamaica. The night was also a celebration of the years of service that catechists and ministers devoted to the Diocese of Brooklyn. Special recognition was given to Sister Alice Michael, S.U.S.C., for her 40 years of service to the diocese.
During this Holy Year of Mercy, the faithful in Brooklyn joined Catholics throughout the world in responding to a request Jesus made through St. Faustina. Jesus promised great graces to anyone who trusts in His Mercy, especially through veneration of this image.
St. Bernadette’s School in Dyker Heights and St. Sebastian’s School in Woodside were among the schools honored on Mission Sunday at a Mass celebrated by Auxiliary Bishop Raymond Chappetto at St. James Cathedral-Basilica, Downtown Brooklyn.
Sister Maureen Gleason, C.S.J., formerly Sister Miriam Assumpta, died June 9, in Maria Regina Residence, Brentwood, L.I. She entered the Sisters of St. Joseph in 1956.