Think anti-Catholic sentiments in NYC are tough today? See how Bishop “Dagger John” Hughes stared down and defeated the angry anti-immigrant, anti-Catholic mobs that threatened Old St. Patrick’s Cathedral.

Every day residents of lower Manhattan traipse past the 10-foot brick wall that surrounds the perimeter of Old St. Patrick’s Cathedral…

From sheltering homeless youth to being the birthplace of Grassroots Films, St. Francis House is the crown jewel of Greenpoint.

“Brooklyn? There’s no way I’m going to Brooklyn!” exclaimed a reluctant Joe Campo to a very persistent Fr. Benedict Groeschel, “Oh come on, Joe, just take a look and tell…

Love in the face of hate, courage in the face of fear, and mercy despite the cost

[New York, NY Saturday, June 12, 2021 — The Solemnity of the Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary.]

At 8:06am, what began as a peaceful Saturday morning ended abruptly as a crowd…

The little known story of St. Mother Cabrini’s last transatlantic crossing.

They would be disappointed of course. They wanted to see her one more time before she left for New York. They were also working to secure passage for her, Sister Antony, and Sister Mary aboard this grand new ship…

Jeffrey Bruno

Jeffrey Bruno is an award winning photojournalist and creative director specializing in the mission and beauty of the Catholic Church around the globe.

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