Representatives from the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops celebrated Mass Jan. 20 at the tomb of two Maryknoll sisters from the U.S. buried El Salvador — where they were murdered in 1980 — and called them “martyrs” and “models” for the Catholic Church.
The Lakers once practiced on the court at Bishop Ford.
The longtime H.S. basketball scout and devout Catholic died Feb. 8.
The cause of canonization for Bishop Francis Xavier Ford has taken on special meaning in the Diocese of Brooklyn, where he was born and raised before beginning his journey of faith.
Dear Editor: Heartfelt kudos to Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio for beginning the cause for the canonization of Bishop Francis X. Ford and for selecting exceptional men to work on the cause.
Aaliyah Lewis, a graduate of both St. John’s University, Jamaica, and Bishop Ford H.S., Park Slope, recently began her professional basketball career with Forssan Alku, a professional team based in Finland.
Diane “DiDi” Halbran, 60, a retired NYPD officer, and former secretary to the president of Bishop Ford H.S., Park Slope, died of 9/11-related cancer on Sept. 6.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Oct. 8 for Father Robert J. Frueh, a senior priest of the diocese, at St. Saviour’s Church, Park Slope.
The religious brothers of the diocese were honored along with women religious at a jubilee celebration May 22 at Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston. They were guests of honor at a liturgy celebrated by Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio and at the dinner that followed.
The Fontbonne Hall Academy, Bay Ridge, varsity softball team hosted its second annual Autism Awareness Tournament ; and Brian Nash, a former all-city basketball player at Bishop Ford H.S., Park Slope, has been named the new director of basketball at IMG Academy