A non-profit after-school program that focuses on improving grades for students is using tennis as its centerpiece.
For the 10th year in a row, families celebrated the legacy of St. John Bosco, also known as St. Don Bosco, at St. Peter Catholic Academy, Bensonhurst.
After having collectively ministered in Brooklyn and Queens for nearly 60 years, seven foreign-born priests have begun the new year as official priests of the Diocese of Brooklyn.
Friar Alessandro, an Italian Franciscan friar and a tenor singer of religious music, performed a Christmas concert at St. Athanasius Church, Bensonhurst.
Trinity Rescue and the Bensonhurst Cluster Homeless Outreach Program conducted a Christmas party for the homeless at St. Dominic’s Church.
The following members of the Diocese of Brooklyn were invested into the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem Nov. 18 by Cardinal Edward O’Brien at St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Manhattan:
Sister Anna Mildred Desiderio, C.S.J., a Sister of St. Joseph, Brentwood, L.I., for 64 years, died in Maria Regina Residence, Brentwood, Oct. 21.
The Bishop’s Dinner for Scouting was held Oct. 19 at El Caribe Country Club, Mill Basin.
Bishop Neil Tiedemann went to St. Athanasius, Bensonhurst, to perform his first confirmation in the Diocese of Brooklyn as the diocese’s newest auxiliary bishop.
Pride rushed through the hearts and veins of Albanian Americans as they watched Albanian President Bujar Nishani unveil a statue of St. Teresa of Calcutta at St. Athanasius parish, Bensonhurst, Sept. 25.