Catholic News Headlines for Tuesday 4/23/2024

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Exciting news! The Catholic movement is making significant strides on Staten Island. A new Catholic worker initiative is set to provide crucial services to those in need. This endeavor, inspired by the visionary founder Dorothy Day, is gaining momentum through a fundraising campaign. As we delve into her art, a compelling case for her sainthood is emerging, adding to the richness of our community.

To mark Earth Day, many Catholics are making a pledge to Pope Francis. The Catholic Climate Covenant pledge asks people of faith to commit to honoring God’s creation by making small changes and sacrifices in their lives.

A Queens Catholic school is taking up Pope Francis’ warning and doing their part. They are putting their minds to the test to find new ways to use energy!

Over in Brooklyn, Catholic migration services put some “Shining Stars” in the spotlight. Every year, the non-profit honors individuals in cultural ministries for their service to the church and for preserving their traditions. Bishop Robert Brennan presented the Shining Star Awards at Brooklyn’s Gargiulo’s restaurant.

Lastly, join us in wishing a Long Island nun a special, happy 111th birthday! Sister Francis Dominici Piscatella marked the big day surrounded by family. She is a member of the Sisters of Saint Dominic in Amityville, New York.