The “human chain” in Williamsburg Sunday was the latest solidarity collaboration between Annunciation Roman Catholic Church, a Lithuanian parish, and Holy Ghost Ukrainian Catholic Church. The relationship began when Russian troops moved into the eastern European nation on Feb. 24.
Turn left at the bottom of the steps of Our Lady of Mount Carmel’s St. Paulinus Hall in Williamsburg and your eyes are filled with a colorful mural celebrating this Brooklyn neighborhood and the return of the parish’s annual Giglio Feast.
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel-Annunciation Parish held a surprise birthday party for “85/85 girls” Vida Jankauskas and Josefina Senken.
Film producer Jason Jones did not have to enter Ukraine to assess the humanitarian crisis wrought by Russia’s invasion a month and a half ago.
Brooklyn has lost a true original. Carmine Notaro, the former owner of Original Pizza in Greenpoint, died April 2. Notaro, a parishioner of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, in Williamsburg, was 76 years old.
Clare McCallan is an example of a young Catholic trying to make a living while melding her faith with her art.
As Veterans Day on Nov. 11 approaches, Aponte’s health struggles are reminders both of the sacrifice he and countless other veterans have made to keep the United States safe and free and of the sprawling V.A. medical system that treats them at home.
Maria Barragan, a mother from Guatemala who was battling stage 4 cancer and who was reunited with her undocumented husband in Brooklyn this past summer, passed away on Oct. 3.
On July 20, Our Lady of Mount Carmel church celebrated the 178th anniversary of their feast day with a Mass followed by a party with Italian ice, popcorn and zeppoles.
The pews of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Williamsburg were packed July 16 as Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio celebrated a bilingual Mass honoring the parish feast day in English and Italian.