Father Claudio Antecini, although born in Italy, is now a historian of the neighborhood surrounding his current parish — Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
In the late 1930s, longshoreman and union activist Pete Panto stood up to organized crime thugs, who kidnapped and murdered him. His grave has no headstone, but now efforts are underway to correct that.
It’s been 20 years since the 1994 Brooklyn Youth Service team won the AAABA Tournament, and eight of the nine players from that team signed MLB contracts.
Sister Pauline Sweeney, S.F.P., a native of Visitation B.V.M. parish, Red Hook, who has returned to reside there, is marking her 60th year as a Franciscan Sister of the Poor.
by Antonina Zielinska On the feast of the Immaculate Conception, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio rededicated Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary parish in Red Hook. “The bishop, with this rededication, shows that this church is supposed to be open in waiting for the second coming of Jesus Christ,” said pastoral associate, Sister Frauke Tinat, from the […]