Archive for the ‘Catholics’ Category
A new biography on a NYC priest in the public square
36% of adults in the NYC metro area in 2014 identified themselves as Catholic.
About two-thirds of adults in the New York City metropolitan area identify themselves as Christian. Part 1 of series.
I have given up television for Lent.
“Ever since I have started an outreach with the LGBT community, I have only received one call of complaint,” said Father Calise of The Shrine Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. Part 18 of A Journey through Williamsburg-Greenpoint religions.
3 generations of Ukrainians maintain a bit of Europe in Williamsburg just off Bedford Avenue on North Fifth Street. Part 17 of A Journey through Williamsburg-Greenpoint religions.
The forty-two Catholic churches, schools and social service groups are a powerful lens on the important role of Catholics in New York City’s spirituality, faith-based social services and politics.Part 16 of A Journey through Williamsburg-Greenpoint religions.
Every Dec. 12, Mexicans celebrate the Virgin Mary because they believe she appeared to a peasant at the hill of Tepeyac, near Mexico City, in the 1500s. This tradition continues with Mexican immigrants in the South Bronx, as they gather with the congregation of St. Augustine’s Catholic Church.
Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen was, arguably, the most quotable Catholic of the twentieth century.
Born into a large Catholic family in NYC on November 24, 1925, Buckley became one of the seminal figures in American conservatism.