March for Life – Buses Canceled from Brooklyn & Queens

January 21, 2014 — All five buses for tomorrow’s March for Life have been canceled, due to the snowstorm and weather in DC. The buses were sponsored by the diocesan Office of Government Affairs.

You can still follow Wednesday’s events live on NET TV on Time Warner Cable channel 97, and Cablevision channel 30.

Coverage starts at 7:30 A.M. with the Mass, followed by the March for Life rally at noon and the March to the Supreme Court at 1 P.M. For more details about our live coverage click here. UPDATE: An encore of the March for Life coverage will air on Wednesday 1/22 at 8:30 PM.

Live Coverage of March for Life, January 22 on NET TV

NET TV, a property of DeSales Media Group serving the Diocese of Brooklyn, will carry live coverage of the March for Life in Washington, D.C. on January 22, 2014. (Click here to watch a brief promo of the event.)

Coverage starts at 7:30 a.m. with Mass at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, followed by the March for Life rally at noon and the March to the Supreme Court at 1 P.M.

You can watch NET TV in NYC on Time Warner Cable channel 97, and Cablevision channel 30.

9 Days of Prayer – Sign Up for Daily Novena Via Text, App or Email


January 13, 2014 – January 22 marks the 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court decision that made abortion legal throughout the U.S.

Join thousands of Catholics across the country coming together in prayer for a “culture of life” from Saturday, January 18 – Sunday, January 26.

You can participate in four ways:
– Mobile app (download the Android app on Google Play (iOS/iPhone coming soon)
– Text message (text 9DAYS at 99000 to receive novena content each day)
– Email (sign up to receive daily intercessions via email)
– Online (visit the novena page and follow each day online)

For more information about the 9 days of prayer, penance and pilgrimage, go to www.9daysforlife.com. Read more »

The 22,000: Young peace-builders use their voices and creativity to campaign for NYC’s homeless children with a concert honoring Nelson Mandela 3rd Annual Children’s Choral &Arts Festival of Peace

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:
Rita Pihra-Majurinen
Children’s Chorus of Bay Ridge
718-745-8520
childrenschorusbayridge@gmail.com
http://www.childrenschorusofbayridge.org

Brooklyn, NY, January 9, 2014 — “There are more than 22,000 homeless children in New York City which is the highest number since the Great Depression, and that fact is simply unacceptable,” say the organizers of the Children’s Choral and Arts Festival for Peace, Read more »