Fully Catholic. Fully American. That’s how the late NYPD Detective Steven McDonald was described last weekend at the Knights of Columbus’ 112th annual Fourth of July Parade in Brooklyn on June 24.
As we began a new year, Haitians observed New Year’s Day as their Independence Day and they celebrated by drinking pumpkin soup. This coming weekend, Hispanics mark the Feast of the Epiphany. Part of that celebration will be the Parade of the Three Kings with live camels in Williamsburg.