B’klyn’s Third Parish Marks Its 175th Anniversary

Sitting in the same wooden church pew where she sat with her family as a child growing up in Brooklyn Heights in the late 1950s, Maryanne Killeen and more than 100 parishioners and guests attended the Jubilee Mass celebrating the 175th anniversary of the founding of the parish of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Senior Priest Served Five Parishes in His 64 Years

A Mass of Christian Burial for Father Joseph F. Wiseman, a senior priest, will be celebrated at Mary’s Nativity Church, Flushing, on Saturday, Feb. 4 at 10:30 a.m. He died Jan. 29 at Flushing Hospital at the age of 93.

Sister Maria Klosterman

Sister Maria Klosterman, S.F.P.

Sister Maria Klosterman, S.F.P., a Franciscan Sister of the Poor for 57 years, died in St. Clare Convent Chapel in Cincinnati, Ohio, March 9. She was 75. A native of Celina, Ohio, she served locally as a pastoral associate at Assumption parish, Brooklyn Heights. Other assignments included serving the poor as a nurse at Catholic […]