It is a bandage stained with blood from St. Padre Pio’s stigmata will appear Saturday, Sept. 18, at the Shrine Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel-Annunciation Parish in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The relic will be available for people to view before and after 11 a.m. Mass.
Thousands thronged Williamsburg Sunday for the Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel & San Paolino Di Nola. Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish had faithfully hosted the feast since the early 1900s. This year, however, was especially thrilling for the feasters whose cherished event was canceled last year because of the pandemic.
Shrine of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish’s annual summertime feast returns this year July 7-18. Now, as most restrictions have eased, preparations for the famed event — an annual Brooklyn tradition since at least 1903 — have moved forward.
Members of Saints Peter and Paul Parish packed their new 550-seat church in a historic building to witness the consecration of its altar by Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio.
Tillie Tarantino Way, the street named after her mother in 2017, is the most visible example of Angela Aragona’s family ties to Williamsburg, which date back more than 100 years.
New York City rental industry analysts warn of massive financial losses for landlords in 2020, yet one Brooklyn Landlord, Mario Salerno, made headlines when he canceled April rent for his 200 tenants to help them deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, a highlight of the summer in Williiamsburg, has been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The pews of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Williamsburg were packed July 16 as Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio celebrated a bilingual Mass honoring the parish feast day in English and Italian.
A fresh wave of able-bodied lifters has rejuvenated an Italian tradition that dates back more than a century in Williamsburg and more than a millennium in Nola, Italy.
Dear Editor: I truly appreciated reading Ed Wilkinson’s column on little-known Barren Island (Aug. 27).