Religion

Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church last Saturday marked the 175th anniversary of the parish’s founding and the dedication of the original church that took place on June 10, 1842. … Full Article

Jewish leaders fight to preserve Lithuanian cemetery

A worldwide effort to save a historic Jewish cemetery in Vilnius, Lithuania got a big boost when a group of religious leaders met with a top diplomat to present their case for preserving what is left of the burial grounds. … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn For Feb. 23

Brooklyn’s Clergy Leaders Issue Statements on Immigration Reform, Just Days Before Deportation Orders Expand … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn for Feb. 13

Grace Church Bids Godspeed to Beloved Associate Rector … Full Article

Charity event at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Academy raises money for children with diseases

Our Lady of Grace Catholic (OLG) Academy at 385 Ave. W in Gravesend sponsored a well-attended Share the Love Chinese Auction on Friday, Feb. 3. … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn for Jan. 25

Festival Showcases Thought-Provoking Films About Israeli Life and Culture

Brooklyn Israel Film Festival, Now in its 13th Year … Full Article

Catholic Relief Services Chairman Bishop Mansour wants to share agency’s work more widely among Catholics

The humanitarian work of Catholic Relief Services (CRS) and its partner agencies directed toward refugees in the Middle East deserves far more attention than it has received and Maronite Bishop Gregory J. Mansour says it’s time Catholics in the pew knew about it. … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn for Dec. 22

Christmas Pageant’s Message: Room for Everyone at the Inn Joy was evident at the Christmas pageant that the children and teens of Assumption Church in the North Heights presented last Friday. And they had their part in choreographing the sugar plum dance. … Full Article

Ready for Christmas in Dyker Heights

The elaborate and over-the-top Christmas decorations that Dyker Heights residents put up outside their homes each holiday season garner worldwide attention and lure thousands of tourists to the neighborhood. … Full Article

Faith In Brooklyn For Dec. 9

Healing, Transforming Lives Were Themes of BP Adams’ Interfaith Clergy Breakfast
Borough President Eric L. Adams emphatically told a group of clergy from Brooklyn that all persons are interconnected and what happens to one person affects everyone else. … Full Article

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