Louisiana Boat Procession to Highlight Saints Known for Love of Eucharist

The annual Fête-Dieu du Têche in the Diocese of Lafayette takes place on the feast of the Assumption, Aug. 15, and this year’s 40-mile eucharistic procession by boat down the Bayou Têche coincides with the U.S. Catholic Church’s three-year National Eucharistic Revival now underway.

Brooklyn Catholic Church Burglarized: Collection Box Cut Open

The collection box of St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church in PArk Slope was robbed late July 31. The incident, which is under investigation by the NYPD, was discovered around 4 p.m. Friday by a Franciscan nun who was sanitizing the church pews, the Diocese of Brooklyn said in a statement.

Celebrating America in US Territory

A group of young Catholic leaders from Brooklyn and Queens celebrated the Fourth of July in Puerto Rico while helping with the reconstruction of the island still recovering from the devastation of Hurricane Maria.

A Radical Call

As we in the Diocese of Brooklyn celebrate the Year of Vocations, praying to the Lord of the Harvest that He will call many more young men to the vocation of priesthood in the Church and many more young women to the vocation of Consecrated Life in the Church, we turn our attention to the saints and beg their intercession. One such saint is Thomas Aquinas.