Father Gerard Sauer, pastor of St. Patrick’s Church, has resigned from his position in the wake of allegations against him of “inappropriate behavior with adults,” Bishop Robert Brennan announced.
St. Patrick’s – Bay Ridge Brooklyn
Local Catholic Marathoner Makes Great Strides for Cancer Research
In 2018, Brian Ingram underwent surgery for cancer. But on Sunday, Nov. 7, this Bay Ridge native completed the 50th New York City Marathon (his seventh) to help raise money for Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
Newly Ordained Priest Was Thrust Into Action on 9/11
In 2001, Father Gerard Sauer was a newly ordained priest at St. Patrick Church, helping guide a grieving parish through the horror of the 9/11 terror attack and its aftermath. Two decades later, he is the pastor of the Bay Ridge church, helping parishioners cope with the COVID-19 pandemic.
How Brooklyn’s Faithful are Giving Thanks in the Middle of a Global Pandemic
With the end of the COVID-19 pandemic nowhere in sight, how are the faithful left to celebrate Thanksgiving?
A Mass of Christian Burial for Mary Gilhooly was celebrated Feb. 10 at St. Patrick’s Church, Bay Ridge.
St. Patrick Catholic Academy
St. Patrick Catholic Academy is proud of its recent renovations and expanded academic, enrichment and arts programs.
Winter Storm Interrupts Diocesan, Parish Life
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.
Crèche Blessing in Bay Ridge
With the flip of a switch, the Christmas lights went on at St. Patrick Church, Bay Ridge.
Adoration in Bay Ridge
Msgr. Michael Hardiman, pastor of St. Patrick’s parish, Bay Ridge, kneels in adoration at an altar along the way of the Corpus Christi procession.
Ready to March
Msgr. Kieran Harrington, president of DeSales Media Group, will lead the Bay Ridge St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Sunday, March 26, beginning with 9:30 a.m. Mass at St. Patrick’s Church.