Inspired by Pope Francis, who recently declared 2021 as the “Year of Joseph” in his apostolic letter “Patris corde,” the Diocese of Brooklyn will be engaging in a “Year of Renewal for Catholic Education.” The overarching goal of the campaign is to strengthen the understanding that Catholic education is evangelization.
When we reflect on the COVID-19 crisis, I pray we can look back on this period as the great turning point for our Catholic schools. Amid the suffering and uncertainty, the light of our Catholic schools shone through, especially in Brooklyn and Queens.
Parishioners of the Shrine Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel proudly celebrated the feast day of Our Lady by taking part in a procession with her statue through the streets of Williamsburg.
There will be no Procession of the Giglio at the Shrine Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel this year, but the church will still celebrate a feast day with scaled down events.
The Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, a highlight of the summer in Williiamsburg, has been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Futures in Education has started an emergency relief fund to offer financial help for unemployed parents who suddenly find themselves struggling to pay their child’s tuition.