The small beach community of Breezy Point hosted the 35th annual Buckley’s to Kennedy’s race on Sunday May 17.
Brian Lang, a parishioner at Blessed Trinity, Breezy Point, finished the Chicago Marathon on Oct. 12 with a time of 3:44.
Blessed Trinity parishioner Anne Iannarella recently celebrated her 104th birthday and was delighted to receive a special blessing from Bishop DiMarzio.
Notre Dame football coach Brian Kelly was in Breezy Point on April 22 at a ribbon-cutting ceremony to open the new Catholic Club building damaged during Hurricane Sandy.
Most parish priests in the Diocese of Brooklyn already take on a great deal of responsibilities. It’s in their nature to consistently give of themselves in the service of others. Father Sean Suckiel, parochial vicar at Blessed Trinity parish, Breezy Point, is no exception. Aside from his priestly duties, Father Suckiel coaches two Catholic Youth […]
From St. Joseph’s College Brooklyn Recognizing their outstanding performances on the court and in the field, Breezy Point natives and St. Joseph’s College Brooklyn, Clinton Hill, student-athletes Lauren GaNun (Fontbonne Hall Academy, Bay Ridge) and Shannon Fahy (Bishop Kearney H.S., Bensonhurst) received weekly honors. GaNun, a sophomore middle hitter on the Lady Bears’ volleyball […]
After Superstorm Sandy struck his diocese, Oct. 29, 2012, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio was instrumental in helping with the spiritual and physical recovery process. Bishop DiMarzio assesses the situation in the Rockaways the morning after the storm ravaged the peninsula… He surveys the efforts in the make-shift relief center in St. Francis de Sales School gym, […]
The Breezy Point and Rockaway communities are still feeling the effects of Hurricane Sandy six months after the storm. Of the 2,800 homes, 2,400 remain unoccupied, with residents scattered about the tri-state area and beyond. About 130 homes burned in one of the largest fires ever witnessed in the state of New York, and another […]
Even after six months, Breezy Point is still an area recovering from the devastating effects of Hurricane Sandy. But on May 19, the Breezy community will gather not recall the loss from the storm but instead to remember the support it received from the surrounding communities and beyond. This Sunday marks the 33rd annual Buckley’s-Kennedy’s […]
Alumni from the University of Notre Dame teamed up with Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens to renovate St. Rose of Lima Church, Rockaway Beach, which had been damaged by Hurricane Sandy. Over a dozen volunteers aided in the clean-up of the parish’s basement and painted the walls and ceilings with a fresh coat of paint. […]