This year marks the 200th anniversary of the founding of St. James Church (which eventually became a cathedral) as Bishop Robert Brennan celebrated Mass there on New Year’s Day.
Long Island’s Haitian American community is concerned about friends and relatives affected by the recent earthquake, and people want to help.
Father Christopher Heanue biked 100 miles on the hottest day of the year.
Michael and Illisse, both 30, make the extra effort because they feel strongly connected to Sacred Hearts-St. Stephen’s. They aren’t the only ones. A number of parishioners, who once lived near the church, still come back to Mass there every Sunday, even after they have moved away. They come from Westchester County, Long Island, Staten Island and other parts of Brooklyn.
A Times Square billboard paved the way for a meeting at Citi Field on July 24, when the Mets played the San Diego Padres, as longtime Mets fan Ruth Tisak met NYPD Detective Michael Lollo for the first time after Lollo donated one of his kidneys to Tisak last December.
The Knights of Columbus Long Island Chapter of Brooklyn and Queens celebrated their Annual Charity Ball on June 22 at Russo’s on the Bay in Howard Beach.