Former B’klyn Pastor Dies in California

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.

Obituary: Sister Loretta Murphy, C.S.J.

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.

Brooklyn Irish March In Park Slope

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 Maureen Gleason, C.S.J.

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.

On the March in Park Slope

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.