Luis Alvarez learned the importance of being compassionate and serving others during his four years at Msgr. McClancy Memorial H.S., East Elmhurst. Those were values Alvarez put into practice when he served in the Marine Corps, responded to the attacks on the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, and testified on Capitol Hill in June.
Brother Julian Przytulski, S.C., a member of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart for 77 years, died July 6 at Ozanam Hall Nursing Facility, Bayside. He was 96.
Brother John Dunbar, S.C., is marking his 60th year with the Brothers of the Sacred Heart.
Brother Aidan Curtin, S.C., a member of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart, for 63 years, died at Ozanam Hall Nursing Home, Bayside, Oct. 30. He was 82.
This year, the Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens is proud to honor 72 sisters and brothers who have collectively given 3,315 years of service to the Church and the people of God. Brief bios, photos and more are included in this special supplement of The Tablet.
Three Brothers of the Sacred Heart residing in East Elmhurst are celebrating significant anniversaries this year.
The Diocese of Brooklyn celebrated the first-ever Religious Brothers Day May 1, early on Sunday with a Mass of thanksgiving at St. Gregory the Great Church, Bellerose.