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After Statue Is Vandalized, Knights of Columbus Donates $10,000

The Knights of Columbus has donated $10,000 to the Shrine Church of Our Lady of Solace in the wake of an act of vandalism in which a man toppled a statue of Our Lady of Guadalupe and threw it to the sidewalk.

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Landlords Face Tough Times But One Still Shares Blessings

New York City rental industry analysts warn of massive financial losses for landlords in 2020, yet one Brooklyn Landlord, Mario Salerno, made headlines when he canceled April rent for his 200 tenants to help them deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Diocesan Priests Remember ‘The Franchise’ Tom Seaver

The diocesan faithful remembers the great Tom Seaver, who died on Aug. 31.

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Only in Print: Schools in Diocese Acclimate to New Norms During First Week of Classes

After completing the 2019-2020 academic year remotely in June, a majority of Catholic school students, faculty, and staff in Brooklyn and Queens finally experienced a semblance of normalcy. They returned to school for in-person learning on Sept. 9, ready to start a new school year in a new fashion.

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Only in Print: Monsignors Officially Celebrate Papal Honor

Six months ago, Pope Francis conferred the title “Chaplain of His Holiness” upon nine priests from the Diocese of Brooklyn in recognition of their great contributions during their times of service within the Church.

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Police Hunt for Vandal Who Toppled Our Lady of Guadalupe Statue  

Police are asking for the public's help in catching the vandal who threw a statue of Our Lady of Guadalupe to the ground outside the Shrine Church of Our Lady of Solace in Coney Island, Sept. 11.

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Catholic School Educators Helped by Project Hope NY’s Back-to-School Backpack Drive

Grassroots organization Project Hope NY launched its 7th Annual Backpack Drive last month, donating back-to-school supplies and gift cards to New York and Indianapolis educators and organizations.

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Black Coalition Assail Planned Parenthood 

Planned Parenthood has voiced solidarity to the Black Lives Matter movement, prompting pro-life leaders from African American communities to challenge the abortion provider with this question: “Will you confront the iniquity that your abortion practices perpetrate against Black lives? Will you fight the racism that targets Black lives in the womb?”

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Aux. Bishop Massa Vows to Be Strong Mentor to Seminarians

Auxiliary Bishop James Massa was officially installed as the new rector of St. Joseph's Seminary and College during a Mass in the seminary's chapel on the Yonkers campus on Sept. 13.

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Juggling a Family of Six During the Age of COVID-19: A Parent’s Point of View

Good Shepherd Catholic Academy’s Home School Association President Kathleen Tomassetti has had a lot on her plate while raising six children amidst a pandemic. She currently has five kids enrolled in GSCA’s universal pre-k and Grades 2, 3, 6, and 7, and a freshman at Xaverian High School.

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