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

#StandWithCharleston interfaith vigil brings more than 1,000 to Barclays Center

More than 1,000 Brooklynites turned out Sunday night at a #StandWithCharleston interfaith prayer vigil at Barclays Center, expressing the need for a deeper dialogue and understanding of each other.  … Full Article

BP Adams convenes emergency clergy conference after Charleston shooting

As gunman Dylann Roof confessed on June 19 to killing nine members of Mother Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in South Carolina, people around the country sent an entirely different message: Race wars and hatred will not be tolerated. … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn for June 17

Basketball Great Walt Frazier, Borough President Eric Adams Honored at Congregation Mt. Sinai … Full Article

City names Gravesend corner in memory of teen program founder

A Gravesend woman who founded a program for teenagers at her local church and served as a mentor to hundreds of neighborhood young people over the years was posthumously honored by New York City which officially dedicated a new street sign in her name. … Full Article

St. Charles Borromeo Church’s Statue of Mary is vandalized

The statue of the Blessed Mary, Mother of Jesus that sits outside the Rectory/Parish Center of St. Charles Borromeo Church in Brooklyn Heights was vandalized early Friday morning, June 12. … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn for June 12

Festival Celebrates Flavors, Joy of Lebanese Culture … Full Article

Diners can enjoy variety of cuisines and help the needy on CHiPS Night Out

Diners enjoying their meals at several restaurants around Park Slope and Gowanus will also be able to help a local charity, Christian Help in Park Slope, nicknamed CHiPS. … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn for June 5

New Deacons Reflect Diversity of Brooklyn Ordination Is Culmination of Five-Year Program for Men From Many Professions The Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn’s 19 new deacons represent the ethnic diversity of this borough. … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn for May 29

Catholic Committee on Scouting Honors Adult and Youth Leaders … Full Article

St. Finbar Church pastor marks 10 years in priesthood

One of the youngest pastors in the Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn marked the 10th anniversary of his ordination into the priesthood by celebrating a mass on Sunday and then serving as the guest of honor at a crowded reception that a group of parishioners had secretly planned as a surprise for him. … Full Article

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