Futures in Education, an organization that provides tuition assistance to help families pay for Catholic schools in Brooklyn and Queens, raised $2.4 million at its annual fundraising dinner at Cipriani Wall Street in Manhattan on Oct. 22.
“Why me?” That’s the question Msgr. David Cassato, pastor of St. Athanasius Church, Bensonhurst, said he asked when he was told that he had been selected as a chairman’s honoree for the Josephine Foundation Follow Your Dreams dinner on June 21 at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, N.Y.
On June 16, the day Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio submitted his resignation to the Vatican as required by every bishop when they turn 75, the Brooklyn bishop celebrated Mass at St. Athanasius Church in Bensonhurst.
Bead by bead, or in this case balloon by balloon, students prayed the rosary at St. Athanasius Catholic Academy in Bensonhurst.
In Communion with Christ; A Retreat to Commune with the Lord
The Italian-American community and members of nonprofit organization Associazione Culturale Pugliese at St. Athanasius parish, Bensonhurst, celebrated its 15th annual Christmas Spectacular during a bilingual festive night filled with a narrated play, guest singers and cultural dancers Dec. 15.
On October 12th, St. Athanasius Church held an “Array of Hope” Concert to celebrate the 105th Anniversary of the Church.
Riding season is in full swing and that can only mean one thing in Bensonhurst – the annual Blessing of the Bikes at St. Athanasius Church.
Holy Week events that took place throughout the diocese.
Evangelization with a little abracadabra. St. Athanasius parish in Bensonhurst hosted Father Jerry Jecewiz’s “Priesto” and his magic act as part of its Lenten celebration. The priest-magician combines magic tricks with an important message.