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Deacon Greg Kandra

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Deacon Greg Kandra is a Roman Catholic deacon serving the Diocese of Brooklyn, New York. A veteran broadcast journalist, Deacon Greg worked for 26 years as a writer and producer for CBS News in both New York and Washington. He has been honored with every major award in broadcasting, including two George Foster Peabody Awards, two Emmy Awards, and four awards from the Writers Guild of America. Follow Deacon Greg on Twitter and Facebook

All Things New

For Fans of Francis: The Books on Bergoglio

Pope Francis has already been very good for the publishing industry. Read More »

Communion Rails: Restoring a Sense of the Sacred

Would a change of posture at Holy Communion help to sharpen our perspective, as well? Read More »

The Beads

If you haven't used your Rosary in a little while, the Year of Faith is an opportunity to become reacquainted with this powerful prayer. Read More »

Pray, Prepare, Practice: How I Put Together My Homilies

Seven minutes to turn a heart; how one Catholic deacon prepares and preaches a Sunday homily. Read More »

Ten Years Later

A decade after 9/11, we live in a perpetual 9/12, waiting for the next shoe to drop, uncertain what it will be or even if we'll recognize it. Read More »

A Crying Shame

A church with a crying baby is a church that is alive, with a promise of tomorrow. Read More »

Recent Articles

For Fans of Francis: The Books on Bergoglio

Pope Francis has already been very good for the publishing industry. Read More »

Communion Rails: Restoring a Sense of the Sacred

Would a change of posture at Holy Communion help to sharpen our perspective, as well? Read More »

The Beads

If you haven't used your Rosary in a little while, the Year of Faith is an opportunity to become reacquainted with this powerful prayer. Read More »

Pray, Prepare, Practice: How I Put Together My Homilies

Seven minutes to turn a heart; how one Catholic deacon prepares and preaches a Sunday homily. Read More »

Between the Crucifix and the Pews

Imagine walking for miles, stopping overnight to sleep, in order to attend mass -- and the kind of priest that experience makes of you. Read More »