Police Identify Man Wanted in Fatal Subway Shooting

A man who shot and killed Daniel Enriquez, 48, on a Q train in Lower Manhattan on Sunday, May 22 was still at large after what appeared to be a random act of violence, according to authorities. It was the fourth subway homicide since Jan. 1.

Center for Family Life Still Thriving — Four Decades Later

When Sisters Mary Paul Janchill and Geraldine Tobia, RGS, founded the Center for Family Life in 1978, they didn’t envision themselves as heroines swooping into the neighborhood to save residents from poverty and gang violence. Far from it, in fact.

Obituary: Sister Margaret Casey, R.S.M.

Sister Margaret Casey, R.S.M., 79, formerly Sister Mary Xavier, a Sister of Mercy for 61 years, died at Maria Regina Residence in Brentwood, L.I., Aug. 13.

Our Youth Honor Holy Week

Youth from through out the diocese celebrate this holiest of times in unique ways.

Local Redemptorist Never Expected to Know a Saint

Among the millions of people around the world who watched the canonization of two popes last Sunday was Father Thomas Forrest, C.Ss.R., a missionary priest from Brooklyn who knew Pope St. John Paul II personally.

Blessing of the Animals in Sunset Park

Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Sunset Park, marked the feast of St. Francis with the blessing of the animals. Students brought cats, dogs, parakeets, turtles and fish to honor St. Francis. Father John McKenna, C.Ss.R., offered the blessing on both real and plush animals, much to the joy and excitement of all who attended.

St. Agatha’s Parish 100 Years of Faith in Sunset Park (with slideshow)

St. Agatha’s parish has been serving the Sunset Park community for the past 100 years. While the demographics of the community have changed, the parish has remained strong as it completed its 100th anniversary celebration. Parishioners gathered for the bilingual Mass that closed the 100th anniversary year June 22. Auxiliary Bishop Frank Caggiano, who served […]