An interfaith Thanksgiving service in Brooklyn offered a chance for Jewish, Christian and Muslim neighbors to come together in a show of unity and mutual support, particularly in a political climate so hostile to immigrants and in light of recent anti-Semitic attacks and vandalism.
The New York State standardized test results are in – and students in Brooklyn and Queens Catholic elementary schools surpassed their public-school peers in English language arts, while earning comparable scores in math.
The relics of St. Therese of Lisieux and her parents, Sts. Louis and Zelie Martin, are concluding their visit to the Brooklyn Diocese but devotees will still have the chance to see them in East Flatbush and Carroll Gardens.
Proclaiming Jesus Christ’s redeeming love in the heart of Brooklyn since 1893, Immaculate Heart of Mary parish is celebrating its 125th anniversary.
Millennials are known for setting social trends – and the latest involves their approach to marriage.
While in New York for the U.N. General Assembly session, Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela expressed great enthusiasm for next January’s World Youth Day in Panama City at a meeting with New York Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan and Brooklyn Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio, at the cardinal’s residence in Manhattan Sept. 29.
Angela and Harry Clines names are inscribed on a bell inside the 125-foot tall tower at St. Michael’s Church in East New York. It is a testament to the Clines family’s faith and service to one of the diocese’s oldest churches, and that legacy continues today.
Thousands flocked to Coney Island last weekend to celebrate family, faith and culture at the 37th annual Great Irish Fair.
This year’s Chief Brehon of the Great Irish Fair is Queens-born Margaret M. (Peggy) Smyth, chief financial officer of National Grid. She is the second female Brehon in the history of the fair.
Tolling bells were an all-too-familiar sound at Catholic churches around the city in the weeks and months following the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks 17 years ago.