Parishioners of a church that has been home to Lithuanian Catholics in the Diocese of Brooklyn for more than 100 years rolled out the red carpet for the president of their homeland on Sept. 20.
Fifty years to the day of his ordination, Msgr. David Cassato was feted by his parishioners, fellow clergy members and friends at a gala on Friday, May 27 that marked not only his golden anniversary but his retirement.
Firefighter Jesse Gerhard was a talented carpenter who loved to build things and a man who had such a deep love for his country, friends and family said, that he proudly displayed the American flag.
A statue depicting Jesus Christ’s victory over death, created by an artist inspired by the movie “The Passion of the Christ,” is generating plenty of buzz at its new home at the Emmaus Center.
Manuel Hernandez, a college student who was once a scholarship recipient, was a guest speaker at the Futures in Education’s Annual Scholarship Dinner Monday night, an affair that drew more than 500 people and filled the grand ballroom of the Cipriani Wall Street event space.
Tillie Tarantino Way, the street named after her mother in 2017, is the most visible example of Angela Aragona’s family ties to Williamsburg, which date back more than 100 years.
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.