Father Carlos Valencia, 58, former pastor of Visitation B.V.M. Church, Red Hook, died July 29 in California. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Aug. 10 in Park Slope.
Sister Loretta Murphy, C.S.J., a Sister of St. Joseph, Brentwood, for 65 years, died May 17, in the convent of Immaculate Conception parish in Jamaica Estates.
The Brooklyn Irish-American Parade began its St. Patrick’s Parade festivities with Mass celebrated by Auxiliary Bishop James Massa at Holy Name Church, Park Slope.
Sister Ann Maureen Oakman, C.S.J., a Sister of St. Joseph, Brentwood, L.I., for 76 years, died Nov. 11.
Sister Maureen Gleason, C.S.J., formerly Sister Miriam Assumpta, died June 9, in Maria Regina Residence, Brentwood, L.I. She entered the Sisters of St. Joseph in 1956.
The 61 new lay leaders from 37 parishes will coordinate new or existing parish ministries.
Images of Good Friday processions throughout Brooklyn and Queens.
St. John the Evangelist-St. Rocco parish, Park Slope, honored Nuestra Senora de la Nube (Our Lady of the Clouds) with a procession along Fourth Ave. on New Year’s Day. Mass was celebrated by Auxiliary Bishop Octavio Cisneros at St. John the Evangelist Church.