All three wore the dress as they walked down the aisle of the same church — St. Agnes Church in Jefferson. Hillman’s great grandparents had moved into this Catholic parish in the 1940s, sent their children to school there and never left. Her grandmother was 19 when she got married. Her mom was 24, and Hillman was 28 on her wedding day this April.
Lily Hannigan, a Catholic from Flushing, and Troy Hobson faced a tempest right at the start. They got married on July 12 in New Orleans, while Category 1 Hurricane Barry was raging outside.
By Nicole Noel The youth from the Vicariate of Black Catholic Concerns (VBCC) Youth Leadership Ambassador Program were given the opportunity to travel to New Orleans, La., April 6- 9 on a mission trip with Father Dwayne Davis, parochial vicar from St. Thomas Aquinas parish, Flatlands. Every year the group participates in a community service […]