Twenty years later, the memories of Sept. 11 are still vivid for people in the Diocese of Brooklyn. There are reminders everywhere. Over the years, churches and schools erected monuments in tribute to the parishioners and alumni they lost on that tragic day.
St. Ephrem School is celebrating Catholic Schools Week for the final time before transitioning to an academy in September of 2018. It is with great excitement that St. Ephrem embodies this year’s Catholic Schools Week theme “Learn, Serve, Lead, Succeed” within everything they do
The St. Bernard Knights of Columbus Council No. 14269 made a $30,000 donation to the parish and a $5,000 donation to the academy, made possible thanks to the council’s year-round fundraising efforts.
The arctic temperatures, harsh winds and snow that visited the diocese before and during Epiphany weekend canceled events, closed schools and brought down Mass attendance somewhat, but did not bring too much long-term damage according to a sample of parishes interviewed.
Elizabeth L. Romano, 92, a former teacher at St. Ephrem’s School, Dyker Heights, died Dec. 24 at the Chelsea in Brick, N.J.
The Bereavement Ministry of St. Ephrem parish, Dyker Heights, invites those who have lost a loved one and are in the midst of the grieving process to attend the parish’s All Souls Mass on Thursday, Nov. 2, at 7 p.m. in church.
A memorial Mass for Teresa Chanan, the late mother of Father Anthony S. Chanan, of St. Ephrem’s parish, Dyker Heights, and sister of Father John Francis, pastor of St. Nicholas of Tolentine, Jamaica.
Sister M. Eunice Corcoran, I.H.M., a member of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary for 86 years, died April 24 at Our Lady of Peace Residence, Scranton, Pa.
Sister M. Rosela McFadden, I.H.M., of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary died March 19 at Our Lady of Peace Residence in Scranton, Pa. She was 92.
Twenty students from academies and schools in Brooklyn and Queens participated in the diocesan math bee for sixth-, seventh- and eighth graders at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Academy, Sunset Park.