Only in Print: Campaign Made the Whole Year Brighter for St. Clare’s Families

Looking back on 2019, St. Clare Catholic Church was able to accomplish a lot, according to Youth Minister Peter Damour. The parish experienced many firsts during its 95th anniversary that helped bring the community together and allowed children, teens, and young adults to have fun and grow in their faith.

Only in Print: Veterans Work to Save Memory of WWII Chaplain

Everyone’s reflections flashed across the face of a shiny, stone memorial on a speck of parkland called “Father Giorgio Triangle.” Etched into the memorial is the portrait of a young man — the park’s namesake.

Only in Print: The Art of Commemorating Lost Loved Ones

Commemoration is a long-standing tradition, both inside and outside the church, through a myriad of expressions. In the church, it’s common to see paintings and statues of saints who are important to a parish’s community.

Only in Print: Locals Remember Loved Ones for Día de los Muertos at Green-Wood

“I didn’t know so many people could die from so many things,” eight-year-old Meena Deo said innocently as she sat cross-legged in front of dozens of lit candles. She and her mother Shalini visited the Corona Altar at Green-Wood Cemetery on Oct. 31 for the cemetery’s annual Día de los Muertos celebration.