Firefighters 9/11 Mass

The annual Memorial Mass for the fallen firefighters of Battalion 57, Booklyn, was celebrated at St. Joseph’s Co-Cathedral, Prospect Heights, Sept. 11.

Memories of 9-11 Linger for Local FDNY Chaplain

At the time of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, Msgr. John Delendick had just finished celebrating Mass at St. Michael’s Church in Sunset Park, where he was pastor.

9/11 Hero Who Saved Hundreds Is Laid to Rest

Thomas Phelan, 45, of Brooklyn, passed away on March 16. He will be remembered for his heroic actions during the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, the countless lives he was able to save, and his years of service in the FDNY and to the City of New York.

Obituary: Robert ‘Pudgie’ Walsh

Robert “Pudgie” Walsh, 82, whose career with the New York Fire Department spanned 40 years, died Sept. 21. He also coached the Brooklyn Mariners football team.

Firehouse Mass Recalls Sacrifice of Heroes

Firefighters from Ladder 131, Engine 279 marked the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks with moments of silence and a memorial Mass inside their Red Hook firehouse.

Mozart Adds to Local Sounds of Remembrance

St. Joseph’s Co-Cathedral, Prospect Heights, reverberated with the sounds of the 18th century when Mozart’s Requiem was performed as part of a 9/11 remembrance liturgy. Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio was the main celebrant of the annual liturgy for the 23 members of FDNY Battalion 57 who died on Sept. 11, 2001 in the terrorists’ attacks on the World Trade Center.