Caribbean Culture, Catholic Faith Celebrated at West Indian Day Parade

Steady rain didn’t stop the celebration of Caribbean culture along Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights on Labor Day. And the Catholic community was near the front of the West Indian Day Parade on Sept. 2 to proclaim their Caribbean Catholic culture and religion and invite others to join them.

Church Puts Faith in West Indian Carnival

Over a million people converged on Crown Heights to enjoy Caribbean music, costumes, ethnic fare and moko jumbies at the 48th annual West Indian American Day Parade. Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio led a contingent of local Catholics.