Borough Hall Celebration

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams hosted the annual Irish-American Breakfast on St. Patrick’s Day at Borough Hall.

Ready to March

Msgr. Kieran Harrington, president of DeSales Media Group, will lead the Bay Ridge St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Sunday, March 26, beginning with 9:30 a.m. Mass at St. Patrick’s Church.

Italian Ministry Day of Prayer

Father Giacomo Sgroi of the Archdiocese of Monreale in Sicily was the guest preacher when the Northeast Italian Apostolate held its Day of Prayer at the Immaculate Conception Pastoral Center, Douglaston, March 18.

Stroll Up Fifth Ave. Honors Patron of Irish

A large contingent of students and faculty from St. Francis Prep, Fresh Meadows and Xaverian H.S., Bay Ridge, were two of the local diocesan delegations to march in the New York St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Manhattan.

Silent Moments with Saint Joseph

Standing in front of the altar where they celebrated the sacrament of marriage, NYPD officer Richard Joseph Galletta and his wife Lisa took a moment to reflect on the saint after whom he was named.

Irish-Born Naval Hero Honored in Fort Greene

March 25 marks the 272nd birthday of Commodore John Barry. Members and friends of Brooklyn’s Commodore Barry Club held a special tribute to the Revolutionary War hero in his eponymous Fort Greene park this month.


Park Slope Parade Honors St. Patrick

Under sunny skies, the Brooklyn Irish American Parade Committee conducted its 42nd annual parade along the streets of historic Park Slope last Sunday, March 19. James J. Houlihan, owner of Farrell’s Bar and Grill, led the way as Grand Marshal.