Kaitlyn Bernhardt’s parents, Jennifer and Robert, and her grandmother, Frances Fallon, all say that the girl seemed to be connected to heaven in a special way.
The people who knew Kaitlyn Rose Bernhardt said she lived her life in a manner of saintly example, and Msgr. Joseph Grimaldi, vicar of the Diocese of Brooklyn and pastor of St. Bernard, Mill Basin, Kaitlyn’s home parish, said the girl’s spirituality and influence spread past her circle of family and friends.
It’s been just over a year since Kaitlyn Rose Bernhardt of Mill Basin died from cancer, but the investigation into making her an ocial saint of the Catholic Church has already started with Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio’s blessing.
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 […]
Auxiliary Bishop Raymond Chappetto celebrated the Knights of Columbus/Family Mass at St. Bernard parish, Mill Basin, on Sunday, April 28. Following Mass, the St. Bernard K. of C. Council No. 14269 held its annual Communion-breakfast in the parish hall. Bishop Chappetto was presented with the 2013 Distinguished Service Award by the council. Below, from […]
Teaching With Love St. Bernard School, Mill Basin, seeks to provide a quality Catholic education for our children. We educate the whole child through programs forming the spiritual, intellectual, social, psychological and physical development of our students. Through our religious education program, we strive to develop a well-rounded Catholic personality, which will be […]
The 2012 Bishop’s Dinner for Scouting, Sept. 20, paid tribute to an auxiliary bishop, a police detective, a police inspector, a politician and local Scout leaders. Held at El Caribe, the dinner is an annual event sponsored by the Catholic Committee on Scouting in the Diocese of Brooklyn. The Bishop’s Good Scout Award recipients were: […]
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio celebrated the closing Mass Sept. 9 for St. Bernard of Clairvaux parish’s 50th jubilee year in Mill Basin. The parish was established in 1961 to meet the needs of a growing community. The school was built, and the auditorium served as the temporary church. In 1989, the new church was dedicated. Bishop […]
Class Rings for Rockaway Eighth Graders Spring is just around the bend and that means graduation is on the horizon. A sure sign of that can be seen on the hands of eighth graders at St. Rose of Lima School, Rockaway Beach. Students received their class rings in a special ceremony during First Friday Mass, […]