Our Lady of Mount Carmel Feast is Underway

The Our Lady of Mount Carmel Feast — a beloved Williamsburg tradition featuring 12 days of fun, food, rides, music, and tributes to an Italian saint — has begun.

Msgr. Gigantiello Named Seventh FDNY Chaplain

In his last official act as New York City Fire Commissioner, Daniel Nigro swore in Msgr. Jamie Gigantiello (inset) as the Bravest’s newest chaplain on Monday at the FDNY headquarters in Downtown Brooklyn.

The ‘Dance of the Giglio’ Makes Triumphant Return

Thousands thronged Williamsburg Sunday for the Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel & San Paolino Di Nola. Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish had faithfully hosted the feast since the early 1900s. This year, however, was especially thrilling for the feasters whose cherished event was canceled last year because of the pandemic.

Churches Show How to Financially Survive During Pandemic

As the COVID-19 rages on, pastors in the Diocese of Brooklyn are coming up with ways to keep their churches financially afloat during the pandemic when social distancing rules are sharply curtailing attendance at Masses and most revenue streams have been brought to a halt.