Religion

The Rev. Franklin Goldthwaite Sherrill II, rector emeritus of Grace Church-Brooklyn Heights died on Sunday. He was 87 years old and was a resident of Moultonborough, N.H. … Full Article

Rev. F. Goldthwaite Sherrill, 87, was impassioned pastor who worked for Civil Rights, justice

The Rev. Franklin Goldthwaite Sherrill II, rector emeritus of Grace Church-Brooklyn Heights died on Sunday. He was 87 years old and was a resident of Moultonborough, N.H. … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn for July 23

Brooklyn Churches Host 21 Young Musicians for Pipe Organ Encounter Renowned Guest Artist Joyce Jones Will Play Our Lady of Refuge Church’s Recently-Restored Kilgen Organ … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn for July 21

Borough President’s Iftar Unites People of Many Nationalities Event Is Testament to the Three Abrahamic Faiths ‘Living, Working and Breaking Bread Together’ … Full Article

Youth Dialogue Corps. invites conversation on divisive issues

The 2014-15 Youth Dialogue Corps. (a program of The Dialogue Project)  took to the streets outside Councilmember Brad Lander’s office in June to ask adults to engage, face-to-face, in conversations about difficult issues both here in Brooklyn and around the world. … Full Article

Williamsburg gears up for 128th annual Giglio Festival

Italians in Williamsburg hold three major feasts especially close to their hearts —Easter, Christmas and the annual Giglio Festival at Our Lady of Mount Carmel parish. … Full Article

Episcopal Church body elects Right Rev. Michael B. Curry as 27th Presiding Bishop

The Right Rev. Michael Bruce Curry, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina, was elected the 27th Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church on the first ballot on June 27, making him the first African-American to be elected Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church. … Full Article

Ten new priests ordained for Diocese of Brooklyn

The Most Reverend Nicholas DiMarzio, Bishop of Brooklyn, ordained ten men to the priesthood for the Diocese of Brooklyn last Saturday, June 27, at the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph, in Prospect Heights. … Full Article

Leader of Brooklyn’s Roman Catholics condemns deportation crisis in Dominican Republic

More than 700 people attended a special Mass of Solidarity and Unity for the Haitian and Dominican communities Wednesday night at St. James Cathedral-Basilica. … Full Article

Diocese of Brooklyn will offer Mass of Solidarity and Unity for Haitian, Dominican communities

The leader of Brooklyn’s Roman Catholics has called for a special Mass of Solidarity and Unity for the Haitian and Dominican Republic communities here and in the Caribbean, in light of the violent deportation crisis that has erupted there. … Full Article

Ten new Catholic priests to be ordained for Brooklyn this Saturday

The Most Rev. Nicholas DiMarzio, Bishop of Brooklyn, will ordain 10 men to the priesthood for the Diocese of Brooklyn, this Saturday at 11 a.m. The ordination liturgy will take place at the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph, 856 Pacific St., in Prospect Heights … Full Article

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