The Diocese of Brooklyn’s annual celebration of the flight of the Holy Family, a tradition in the Nigerian American community here, took on an added significance this year as participants worried about troubling developments in their home country.
St. Fortunata – East New York Brooklyn
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Local Nigerian Catholics Honor Holy Family’s Flight to Egypt
The Nigerian Igbo community celebrated its annual remembrance of the Holy Family’s flight to Egypt with a Mass and fellowship Feb. 23 at St. Fortunata Church, East New York.
Nigerians Celebrate Holy Family’s Flight
The Nigerian Igbo community at St. Fortunata, East New York, celebrated the parish’s annual remembrance of the Holy Family’s flight to Egypt last weekend.
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A historical route that spanned more than a thousand miles from Bethlehem into Egypt – or relatively speaking, from Missouri to Manhattan – was one taken by the Holy Family thousands of years ago.
Flight of the Holy Family
The Nigerian Igbo Community at St. Fortunata Church, East New York, will host a Remembrance of the Holy Family’s Flight to Egypt, April 23 at the 1:30 p.m. Mass. Celebrant: Bishop Guy Sansaricq.
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Having survived a total of 3,335 years of marriage, couples from throughout the diocese made a public commitment April 23 before God and the Church.