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.
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 is proud of its recent renovations and expanded academic, enrichment and arts programs.
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.
With the flip of a switch, the Christmas lights went on at St. Patrick Church, 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.
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.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Msgr. Patrick Fursey O’Toole, a former pastor of three Brooklyn parishes, was celebrated March 13 at St. Patrick’s Church, Bay Ridge.
Celebrating the feast of St. Patrick is easy in Brooklyn and Queens, where at least four annual parades are held in his honor.