Deanery Takes Floyd Bennett Migrant Camp Under Its Wing

After Venezuelan migrant Marlimar Gomez bundled up her 4-year-old daughter, two older children, and herself against the frigid southeastern Brooklyn cold, they set out from the tent shelter at Floyd Bennett Field for the walk — more than 4 miles — to the nearest neighborhood, where she hoped to find food, warmer clothes, and, perhaps, toys for the children. 

Tablet TALK: Lithuanian Dignitary Visits Williamsburg

This week’s Tablet TALK features a visiting Lithuanian dignitary in Williamsburg, a new postulant from Hollis, a health fair in Fresh Meadows, details about 9-11 tributes in Brooklyn and much, much more.

Hoops Classic Benefits ‘Team Eddie Boy’

The St. Thomas Aquinas, Flatlands, Sports Association presents the first annual “Giving Thanks” Basketball Classic to be held Nov. 29-30 in the parish’s Msgr. King Hall. The 12U basketball teams from St. Thomas; St. Bernard, Mill Basin; Good Shepherd, Marine Park; and St. Ephrem, Dyker Heights, will participate. Saturday, Nov. 29 is a day full […]

Chamber Music Series in Marine Park

The 18th annual chamber music series at Good Shepherd Church, Marine Park, begins on Oct. 6 with a performance by clarinetist Thomas Piercy. The concerts take place on 11 consecutive Sundays at 6 p.m. While admission is free and open to the public, voluntary donations for the performers are encouraged. Michael Fontana, parish music director, […]

Good Shepherd Hosts Annual 5K Run

Good Shepherd parish, Marine Park, hosted its 14th annual 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, June 15. This year’s run was held in memory of Louisa McGregor. For complete race results, visit: Below are photos from the race.

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  Suite Success for OLM Theater Group   The First String Players, a young adult theater group at Our Lady of Mercy, Forest Hills, put on a production of Neil Simon’s Plaza Suite at the parish in mid-January. Paul Morisi, diocesan coordinator of adolescent and young adult faith formation, directed the comedy, which was produced […]