The Kosciuszko Bridge linking Brooklyn and Queens is named for Polish Catholic and American Revolutionary War hero Tadeusz Kosciuszko. Father Marek Sobczak, C.M., pastor of St. Stanislaus Kostka, Greenpoint, is glad the bridge will continue to commemorate the sacrifices Kosciuszko and other Poles made to build America.
Auxiliary Bishop Witold Mroziewski led the annual Way of the Cross procession that is a collaboration of the Maspeth parishes of Holy Cross, Transfiguration and St. Stanislaus Kostka.
Sister Mary Margaret Duffy, O.P., a Sister of St. Dominic, Amityville, L.I., for 86 years, died Aug. 26. She was 102.
Having stood tall atop the Maspeth hills for over a century, Holy Cross can now be identified as the church in Maspeth on Pope John Paul II Way.