John Mazzola contracted COVID-19 in March. “I had terrible back pain. I had a cough that I couldn’t get rid of. And I had really bad fatigue for two and a half weeks,” he recalled.
Knights from the Long Island Chapter of Brooklyn and Queens filled the pews at the annual Pro Vita Mass, held Jan. 25 at St. James Cathedral Basilica in Downtown Brooklyn.
St. Finbar Catholic Church, Bath Beach — long a parish known for welcoming immigrants — honored the many Guatemalans in its community with a vigil Mass, procession and fiesta on Sept. 28 to celebrate the Feast of St. Michael the Archangel.
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Before the day ended Oct. 2, a caravan of men traveled more than 500 miles south of the Brooklyn border to drop-off thousands of pounds of relief and recovery supplies for those affected by tropical storm Florence in North Carolina. Except instead of representing the organization with the familiar logo of a red cross, these men will represent a different crest: the red, gold and blue Knights of Columbus councils from both St. Finbar and Most Precious Blood in Bath Beach.
The Knights of Columbus, long associated with swords, capes and chapeaus, will be going through a significant uniform change.
Mary Joyce-Bonsignore, 88, a parishioner of St. Finbar, Bath Beach, who had been missing for over a week was found dead a couple of blocks from her home July 25, said her pastor, Father Michael Gelfant.
About 500 former ballplayers do not receive MLB pensions since they retired prior to 1980. However, at least for one, just getting something from the league is good enough.
St. Finbar Church in Bath Beach will host its 137th anniversary Dinner Dance, March 25, 6:30 p.m. at the Bay Ridge Manor.
Three boys from St. Finbar Church, Bath Beach, looked the part of the Three Kings when they participated in the parish Christmas pageant.