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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

Catholic school fundraiser to feature classic cars

A fundraiser for a Bensonhurst Catholic school will look like the Auto Show at the Javits Center, thanks to members of a car club who plan to share their love of hot rods with the public to help out the religious educational institution financially. … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn for May 19

Upcoming Papal Visit Was Focus of Diocesan Communications Day Pope Francis Hailed Not as ‘Liberal’ or ‘Conservative,’ but as a Radical Catholic Reformer … Full Article

Pope Francis names two priests as auxiliary bishops for Diocese of Brooklyn

Pope Francis has appointed two priests of the Diocese of Brooklyn — the Very Reverend James Massa, 54, and the Reverend Canon Witold Mroziewski, 49 — as auxiliary bishops of Brooklyn. … Full Article

Jewish women gather in Prospect Park to make challah

Challah if you hear me. Nearly 300 Jewish women from all over brownstone Brooklyn packed into the Prospect Park Picnic House to learn the spiritual secrets and customs of making challah bread during Challah On The Park on Thursday night. … Full Article

Faith in Brooklyn for May 12

Role Models Nominated for Scouting Awards
Civic and religious leaders being recognized as outstanding role models for youth have been nominated for the annual Bishop’s Dinner for Scouting. … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn for May 7

Sacred Sites Weekend Introduces Public To Brooklyn’s Vast Religious Heritage Tours Offer Insights on Architecture, History of Brooklyn’s Congregations … Full Article

Kane Street Synagogue gets $750K to restore façade

The Lillian Goldman Charitable Trust has awarded Kane Street Synagogue $750,000 to restore the façade, including the east and west towers, of its historic sanctuary.  Synagogue member Amy Goldman Fowler, trustee of the trust, informed the synagogue of the award on March 27. … Full Article

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