Religion

A New Archbishop Begins Ministry, Serving Orthodox Christians and Calling for Unity Metropolitan JOSEPH pledges to ‘quell the schisms’ … Full Article

Plymouth Church’s Yankee Fair continues as one of city’s oldest street fests

Plymouth Church will sponsor its well-known Yankee Fair — a traditional fall festival, street fair and indoor marketplace — this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., rain or shine. … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn for Nov. 5

First Presbyterian Church Choir releases album … Full Article

Catholic parishes join together for peace procession in Brooklyn Heights

Three Catholic parishes in Brooklyn Heights joined forces on Oct. 26 for a Procession for Peace. Praying the rosary for peace in torn parts of the Middle East, particularly Israel, Lebanon and Syria, the participants walked solemnly from St. … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn for Oct. 27

This week’s column explores music of all kinds as an inspiration for prayer and dialogue with God, and how some experience silent contemplation—the pause—also as a form of music. The reader can find events throughout the Borough this coming week.  … Full Article

‘Bold Enough to Say’ rock opera theatrically expresses Lord’s prayer

The Lord’s Prayer is considered to be a central part of Christianity. Faithful Christians believe that it is the prayer that Jesus taught his disciples, as narrated in the Gospels. … Full Article

Brooklyn’s Maronite Catholics to hold fundraising dinner

Members of the Eparchy of Saint Maron of Brooklyn, a religious group within the Catholic Church, will gather for a dinner on Oct. 23 to raise money to pay for structural repairs to their cathedral. … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn for Oct. 20

Clergy, Elected Leaders Join Forces To Prevent Further Hate Crimes One Suspect Now Under Arrest “A hate crime against one group, one religion, one individual, is a hate crime against all of us. And that’s why we have to stand united.” … Full Article
The Joy of Torah Captured in 73 Seconds

VIDEO: Simchat Torah in Brooklyn Heights

Remsen St. became a block party on Thursday night as members of the Brooklyn Heights Synagogue and Congregation B'nai Avraham spilled out onto the street to dance with Torah scrolls. They were celebrating Simchat Torah (or Joy of Torah). … Full Article

Clergy, elected leaders join forces to prevent further hate crimes

Brooklyn’s clergy joined NYC and state-elected officials at Borough Hall on Tuesday to support a faith leader who was physically attacked on Oct. 7 while attending a basketball game at Barclays Center. … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn for Oct. 14

Brooklyn’s Judiciary and Law Communities Gather for Annual Diocesan Red Mass … Full Article

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