Transitional Deacon from Kenya Embraces Lessons to Help People Heal

Deacon Samuel Mwiwawi, who is from Kenya, has a second family in the parishioners at St. Bernard of Clairvaux Parish in Bergen Beach where he has been helping out while awaiting his ordination, June 3. He is one of four transitional deacons who will become priests that day in the Diocese of Brooklyn.

Mom Dedicates Time to Fundraising for Research on Son’s Rare Disorder

Camille Fortunato admits that when her son Anthony Filippazzo was diagnosed at the age of 2 with Williams syndrome, a rare disorder that severely affects heart function and motor skills, she didn’t take the news well. She now dedicates her time to raising funds for research into the disorder.