Catholic News Headlines for Monday 6/17/2024

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A beloved crossing guard at a Queens Catholic elementary school is back on duty. Lilly D’Onofrio, who helps students at Our Lady of Hope Catholic Academy safely cross the street, returned after a year-long absence due to a car accident. She received a warm welcome from the school community.

Exciting news from the National Eucharistic Pilgrimage! The pilgrims, currently following the Seton Route, are making their way through Pennsylvania. With the next month promising a journey through West Virginia and Ohio, the anticipation for their arrival in Indiana for the National Eucharistic Congress is building.

We’ll take you to St. Athanasius Catholic Academy in Bensonhurst for their kindergarten graduation ceremony. Twenty students, including one with a unique journey, received their diplomas. Stay tuned as Fox 5 Morning Anchor Bianca Peters shares her story of repeating kindergarten and walking proudly across the stage.

While many celebrated Father’s Day this past Sunday, there was a special celebration in the Diocese of Brooklyn. It was Bishop Emeritus Nicholas DiMarzio’s 80th birthday yesterday, and hundreds took to social media to send him their best wishes.