Holy Name Society Honors One of its Own

The most emotional embodiment of the themes of faith and family came at the end of the NYPD Brooklyn and Queens Holy Name Society’s 102nd Communion Breakfast on March 10. That’s when the family of retired Sgt. Paul Hargrove received a standing ovation after accepting the newly named award in his honor just days after the 77-year-old succumbed to 9/11-related cancer. 

Holy Name Recognition

Members of Holy  Name Societies in Brooklyn and Queens attended the annual Holy Name Recognition Day Mass at St. James Cathedral-Basilica, Downtown Brooklyn. 

Honoring the Finest of the Finest

NYPD Deputy Chief Charles M. Scholl of Patrol Borough Brooklyn South received the inaugural Bishop Thomas V. Daily Memorial Award at the NYPD Brooklyn and Queens Holy Name Society’s 98th annual Communion Mass and Breakfast March 11.

The Finest Pray and Remember

At the 97th annual Communion Mass and Breakfast for the New York City Police Department’s Holy Name Society, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio celebrated the Eucharist with more than 1,000 officers at Our Lady of Lourdes, Queens Village.

At Communion-Breakfast, Heroic Cops Honored

Assistant Police Chief David Barrere, co-strategist and tactical command Queens South, was named Man of the Year March 13 at the 96th annual Communion Mass and Breakfast of the NYPD Brooklyn and Queens Holy Name Society. The ceremony also recognized 31 Cops of the Year for their heroic service, including five heroes who passed away last year.

Joseph Stile

Joseph Stile, Active in Brooklyn Church and Community, Dies at 97

Joseph Stile, 97, a lifelong resident of Brooklyn, who was involved in many church and community activities, died peacefully on March 28. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on April 1 at St. Thomas Aquinas Church, Flatlands. He was a Knight of the Holy Sepulchre, and a member of the Holy Name Society for […]