Summer Camps Around the Diocese of Brooklyn

The sound of laughter has returned to summer camps and programs across the Diocese of Brooklyn. Here’s a list of Summer Camps throughout Brooklyn and Queens.

The ‘Dance of the Giglio’ Makes Triumphant Return

Thousands thronged Williamsburg Sunday for the Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel & San Paolino Di Nola. Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish had faithfully hosted the feast since the early 1900s. This year, however, was especially thrilling for the feasters whose cherished event was canceled last year because of the pandemic.

GOP’s Sliwa Awaits Mayoral Opponent 

The city’s first Election Day using ranked-choice voting is in the books, but the final chapter has yet to be written. Guardian Angels founder Curtis Sliwa won the Republican Party nomination for mayor in the June 22 primary — topping Fernando Mateo, 68.92% to 26.90%, according to the Board of Elections.

St. Bernard’s New Bocce Court Is a Big Hit

When Kevin Costner’s character heard the whispered statement “If you build it, he will come” in the 1989 classic “Field of Dreams,” he took it as a direction to build a baseball diamond in his Iowa cornfields. The famous quote certainly applied to St. Bernard Church in Mill Basin/Bergen Beach after about 60 people attended the June 28 ribbon-cutting ceremony of the parish’s new bocce court.