January 28, 2014 – Excerpted from “Put Out Into the Deep,” Bishop DiMarzio’s column in The Tablet:
“As we celebrate Catholic Schools Week, I wish to share with you the theme that the National Catholic Education Association (NCEA) has selected, not only for this year but for the next two-to-three years: ‘Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service.’
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio and Auxiliary Bishops Raymond Chappetto, Octavio Cisneros and Paul Sanchez will visit Catholic schools in Brooklyn and Queens during Catholic Schools Week. Read more
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.
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.
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
January 13, 2014 – Join Bishop Sanchez on a Diocesan Pilgrimage to Rome for the Canonization of Blessed John Paul II and Blessed John XXIII in Rome, Italy from April 21-28, 2014.
Space can only be guaranteed until January 20th!
Click here to view a flyer outlining the tour. Click here to view the registration form.
Or call the Catholic Tour at 1-877-627-4268 for more information.
See photos and read more about it in the Tablet here!
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Children’s Chorus of Bay Ridge
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